The 21st Show

Student loan payments resume this fall

Bradley University in Peoria

Bradley University in Peoria

Student loan payments have been on pause for nearly 3 1/2 years. This fall, payments along with interest will resume for over 40 million Americans. We heard from experts who break down the complexities of resuming student loan payments in an easy-to-follow way and learn why 3.5 million Americans over 60 years old carry more than $125 billion in student debt.


Ben Marx
Associate professor of economics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Josh Kilroy
Founder, Americans for Fair Debt Relief Super PAC

Lynne Baker
Managing Director of Communications, Illinois Student Assistance Commission