Today, 43 million Americans hold some sort of student debt, America holds $1.3 trillion in student loans, and the average student is graduating with nearly almost $30,000 in debt. Millennials know this is a crisis—they’re experiencing it first-hand. Recent research shows that it’s … GO ? The post TOOLKITS: The State Of Higher Education appeared first on Pushback.
Image Courtesy of Student Loan Hero Today’s college students are overwhelmingly choosing their majors based on passion – 88 percent, in fact, according to a recent Student Loan Hero study. On the other hand, the portion of college students who consider earning potential when deciding on a college and a major is [...]
Trying to find the right way to handle your student debt sometimes feels like trying to avoid talking about the presidential election. Everyone seems to have an opinion, so it’s easier to tune out and pretend it doesn’t exist. But your loans, like the election, won’t go away just because you want them to. Show More Summary
70 percent of students are graduating with debt. At what point does college become a poor investment? See more from Election Elementary. 2016 issues: Education politics, student loans, common cogs | Comments
That didn’t last long. Yesterday I posted “How to fund college savings with a credit card.” In that post I detailed how to use a rewards credit card to fund a child’s college savings plan (and possibly student loans as well) online...Show More Summary
Interest rates remain athistorically low levels. Right now isa good time to refinance debt. You can find 30 year fixed rate mortgages as low as 3.37%. Today, even student loan debt can be refinanced. If you shop online at websites like StudentLoanHero or MagnifyMoney, you can find fixed rates as [...]
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These daily habits helped one millennial entrepreneur pay off over $129,000 in student loan debt.
Whether you're a new grad making $25,000 or a future doctor racking up debt on the way to a six-figure salary, here's how to pay off$ 50k in student loans. How To Pay Off $50K In Student Loans appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton don't agree on much, but they do agree on one thing: the government should not be profiting from student loan debt. Both candidates offer predictable responses to the issue. Clinton promises to use interest...Show More Summary
$1.3 trillion. 40 million Americans. $35,000. These are the ever-growing numbers associated with the massive issue of student loan debt in the United States: $1.3 trillion in outstanding student loans, impacting 40 million Americans who are leaving college with an average of $35,000 in student loans. The numbers are staggering enough that student debt [...]
Benjamin Franklin once said, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." Nowadays, some people would want to update that famous quote to include "debt." From student loans to alimony, there are several instances in which your employer must...
If money worries are making you feel hopeless or depressed, here's 5 constructive ways to deal with the mental health effects of crushing student loan debt–without putting your life and career goals on hold.
The entire federal student loan system is broken, with dire consequences for millions of Americans -- and the economy
"Vegas" Dave Oancea started his career as a professional gambler by taking out a $10,000 student loan, going straight to Vegas, and putting it all on red. Telling his story to Mel Magazine, Dave says: "It hit, and I turned the 10 grand into 20. That started my bankroll....
Black College Students Graduate With More Debt Than Whites A new study from the Brookings Institution shows that African-American college students graduate with at least $7,400 more in student loans than their white counterparts reports MIC: Four years after
VideoThe Wall Street Journal recently estimated that 2016 college graduates will hold an average of $37,172 in student loan debt. Student debt is fast growing to challenge even medical expenses as one of the leading causes of personal bankruptcy in the United States. Unfortunately, college costs were never directly addressed [...]
Rehabilitation, the main option for getting back on track, can return borrowers to delinquency because of “needless red tape,” a new report finds.
2016 has been a challenging year for marketplace lenders.Increased regulatory scrutiny, investor discomfort, competition from Goldman Sachs (with the launch of Marcus personal loans) and the resignation ofLending Club's CEO have dominatedthe headlines. An industry that was meant to challenge traditional banking seemed dangerously close to implosion. However, a recent [...]
About 41 million Americans carry more than $1.3 trillion in outstanding student debt. And millions “needlessly fall behind” on this student loan debt, Continue reading ? The post When student loan borrowers complain, it’s most often about this company appeared first on PBS NewsHour.