Mar 22, 2021 - Podcasts

The student loans the CARES Act left behind

Not all federal student loans are created equal. Millions were provided by private banks, before the practice was ended in 2010, and these "Goldilocks loans" were overlooked when Congress temporarily suspended principal and interest payments in last year's CARES Act.

Axios Re:Cap goes deeper with one of these loan-holders: Molly Webster, a senior correspondent with WNYC's RadioLab, who wrote a buzzy op-ed in the New York Times about how her student debt obligations just keep growing.

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