Student Loan Forgiveness Proposals on Wall Street

November 19, 2014

  Student loan forgiveness proposals on Wall Street When it comes to student loan forgiveness, options can leave the already stressed out borrower confused–sometimes with dash of nausea and a sprinkle of panic. Here is what is important to remember, the blame game get’s us nowhere. Chances are, if you worked to get a college […]

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Is College Worth The Debt?

September 10, 2010

Student loans have long been considered “good debt,” but with college tuition at U.S. universities now as high as $26,000 a year, and outstanding student loans approaching $830 billion, the concept of “good” debt may be worth another look. Sallie Mae’s annual “How America Pays for College” study found that 23% of higher education costs […]

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Your Complete Guide to Cheap College Textbooks

September 9, 2010

(Guest post by Coupon Sherpa) Research shows textbook prices have increased at four times the rate of inflation since 1994, with no end in sight. It’s no secret students are turning to alternative methods for cheap college textbooks. But how many upperclassmen teach Cheap Textbooks 101 to incoming freshmen? Perhaps that’s why college students now […]

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Top 5 Financial Tips for a New Breed of Credit Card Smart College Students

September 2, 2010

New York, NY (PRWEB) – It’s time to head back to college, so pack your trunk with some credit card tips that could be some of the best lessons you ever learn. Debt is a four letter word that can have long lasting adverse effects for college students and their families – well beyond graduation. […]

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Provocative New Book on College Funding from UMass Senior

August 6, 2010

(via publisher’s email) I want to give you a quick heads up about Zac Bissonnette. Zac will be a senior this fall at the University of Massachusetts, and he’s doing something amazing — getting an excellent education with ZERO debt. Now he’s writing a book about how he did it and why students and their […]

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Recent Study Finds Many Parents Need Lesson in Saving For their Child

July 21, 2010

via According to the recently released U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2009 Expenditures on Children by Families report, the total for middle-income parents raising one child from birth to age 17 is $222,360, which doesn’t include college tuition.  That’s 22 percent higher than the 1960 inflation-adjusted cost of $182,857. Additionally, when it comes to providing […]

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Financial To-Do List For Graduating College Seniors

June 4, 2010

Class of 2010: Now That You’re Book Wise, Get Wallet Wise Too RESTON, Va., May 26, 2010—Cap and gown? Check. Finals? Check. Date for family party? Check. A plan to build a credit history after college and pay down student loans? Hmmmm. As graduating college seniors prepare to close the door on college life and […]

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