Although the whole society benefits from widespread college education, the burden of paying for this public good has been placed directly on individuals. That's why we have proposed a bold but simple solution to the student debt problem -- to eliminate it altogether.
By Stefanie O'Connell, Contributor Millennials, who range in age from early twenties to mid-thirties...
No one wants to think about their credit score. It's boring at best, and for many people, the topic of credit scores can be confusing and even anxiety provoking. But being aware of your credit score -- and in particular, your FICO score -- is an important component to your long-term financial health.
It's the start of the year, and with the new year come New Year's resolutions. We often use New Year's Resolutions to help us focus on getting healt...
When you're taking control of your finances, one of the most helpful things to do is to create a goal -- so long as it's achievable. Otherwise, you might find yourself unsure of what steps to take or end up stuck in the middle of the process, treading water.
Not you. Getting financially fit -- whether that means saving more, paying off debt or both -- is one of the most common New Year's resolutions. It's also one of the most commonly discarded. But this year, you're going to make it happen.
On January 15, 2016, a case was unsealed and the complaint made public. The case was an inside whistleblower case against ITT Technical Institute.
Your boss tells you that you look nice in that dress, asks you to do a spin. Just to get the moment over with, you do. Wait. This story sucks. If it were one of those Choose Your Own Adventures, here's where you'd want to flip back, start over, rewrite what happens to you.
Imagine you're 18 years old and expected to buy a home. You are told to go pick something out that you like, something that "feels" right, and then bu...
Refinancing your student loans could come with a big payoff, but it also comes with big changes: a new lender, new repayment term and new interest rate. Refinancing federal loans also means losing certain benefits.
Rather than being occupationally broad-based, a survey of the state programs shows that the majority of the loan relief programs are limited to a very narrow segment of the workforce.
If I was right in reading the tea leaves about the regulation allowing people to apply for federal student loan forgiveness when they were defrauded, then I would bet the government will be closing that door soon.
Millennials have been flocking to Clinton's campaign since she began discussing her ideas of how to make an education more affordable and wages higher. With so many appealing ideas for the younger generation, it is no wonder Clinton is one of the Democratic parties favorites.
Rather than spending your life energy to hide from the collector, it would be more beneficial to come forward with a real plan to deal with the situation.
This is the final installment of a two-part series explaining everything a physician should know about the new federal student loan repayment progra...
More Americans are going to college now than ever before. But does this mean that more Americans are on the right road to a well-paying, rewarding career?