debt

Trump vows to 'fix' student loan debt

The Trump administration is floating several policy proposals to address student loan debt, as college affordability becomes a popular topic for Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail.

Federal government about to hit its credit limit

On Saturday, the federal borrowing limit set by Congress kicks back in, freezing US debt at its current level -- a shade over $22 trillion, a record high -- and there's no clear plan in sight for lawmakers to extend new borrowing power.