student debt

Student debt continues to rise impacting grads and their communities

State legislators and other top officials met in Onalaska to talk about how to address student loan debt Thursday. Wisconsin residents have about $24 billion in outstanding loan debt, according to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 

Student loan interest rates on the rise

For many students returning to school in the fall, college just got more expensive. The interest rates on government loans will increase by nearly a percentage point for the next school year.