The class of 2015 was the most indebted in the history of the United States. According to the Wall Street Journal, over 70% of these graduates held some form of student loan debt, with the average being just over $35,000. Student loan debt has been a growing issue over the last decade. Show More Summary
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I know what you’re thinking right now, “Credit card debt??? I had no idea! I thought medical debt – or at least student loans – would be the most embarrassing? I mean, who likes telling people they went to college??” I’m sorry to say though, friends, it’s true… A whole poll was commissioned on it and everything, and we now know for certain that people […]
What if members of working-age households had been burdened with the same level of student loan debt as students leaving college today? That's the question modeled by researchers in a new study that concludes significantly more households would be running the risk of not having enough income during retirement. Researchers Alicia H. [...]
Bryana Bible defaulted on her student loans. Upon her default, the guarantor of her loans, United Student Aid (USA) Funds, paid the default claim and took over the loan. Bible and USA Funds agreed to a $50-a-month repayment plan. Per...Show More Summary
If you’re looking to buy a home, you’ll probably do some loan shopping. And shopping around for approval means multiple lenders will check your credit report. Credit inquiries can ding your score, but thankfully, FICO takes this into account in its scoring model. Read more...
There are a lot of things out there you might classify as "bullsht" — student loans, laundry day, going to work — but sometimes, nothing could possibly be more bullsht than sleeves. They get in the way. They cover up your guns. People can hold tricks up them. Show More Summary
At 8 a.m. Wednesday a lightly followed Twitter account challenged the tweet-happy masses to a hashtag game. Today's @iCanHash game is #MillennialBillOfRights!Download and Play in the free @HashtagRoundup App! pic.twitter.com/kBHBEbXyi9— iCanHash (@iCanHash) February 3, 2016 By shortly after 10 a.m. #MillennialBillOfRights was a top ten trending topic in [...]
A certain section of federal law that has been buried in obscurity over the last twenty years is suddenly gaining the spotlight as a possible path to loan forgiveness.
FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Students don't know much about their college loans (Lendedu) Student loan marketplace Lendedu says 7 out of 10 students leave college with at least some student debt, and on average with a bill of just less than $30,000. Show More Summary
I am quite sure that many a young person would aspire to live the good life by the time they leave university – that is, to hold a stable job, to be able to pay off their student loans and also make a downpayment on their dream home, go for a nice vacation each year, and of course, drive at least a respectable ride. Now, those who grew up in...
In 2016, illegal immigrants’ financial aid programs are planned to appropriate millions out of California’s general state funds in order to provide a college education to undocumented students. The University of California recently announced...Show More Summary
It was a great feeling to graduate from college, to be free from assignments and exams and ready for the next step — starting a career. That feeling lasted all of six months until I received a letter about paying back my student loans. Show More Summary
A British business scholar who fled to Syria with her 14-month-old son in order to join ISIS used her student loans to fund the trip.
Student Loan Debt is a cancer for our society. This misconception that getting a college education equals a steady career has been dashed by the recession. For-profit colleges pray on undereducated and low-income individuals. Text book prices have risen exponentially while the cost of a quality education has as well. Show More Summary
No sooner did I publish my post, “Should I Buy CDs During A Stock Market Correction?” when a reader astutely raised another financial dilemma, The challenge I encounter is the inability to resist the urge to pay extra toward my mortgage and student loans currently at 3.5% and 4%, respectively. I look at it as a Read More...
Millennials face a particularly difficult challenge when it comes to retirement savings. They are juggling credit card debt and student loans, while at the same time trying to save for the future. A recent survey of 1,110 adults found that millennials may not be adequately preparing for retirement. Show More Summary
Student loan debt in America has reached a staggering $1.3 trillion, surpassing even credit card debt. But right-wing media figures have criticized efforts to combat student loan debt by pushing misinformation and blaming students for...Show More Summary
I've been rattling on about a trend I'm seeing in college enrollment deception and the ability for people to file a claim to discharge, in full, their federal student loans. See this article. I've advised haste to get claims in and what to do before the door closes on this current process. Show More Summary
From Fox News: A small Catholic university in New Hampshire is offering its undergraduate students a program that will guarantee to land them a job within nine months of graduation. Rivier Univeristy, which boats about 2,600 students, will either pay their federally subsidized students loans for up to a year or enroll them in up […]