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Average Student Debt Rises For Class Of 2014
But the new total isn't a big increase from what 2013 grads owed.
College Admissions: Debunking the Myth of Prestige and Maximum Financial Success
Entrepreneur and investor
Brand names do not necessarily maximize student's financial success. If financial success is not driving the mania behind college admissions competitiveness, then what is?
Only 1 State's College Students Graduate With Less Than $20,000 Of Debt, Report Finds
Private student loans currently account for about $150 billion of the outstanding $1.2 trillion in student loan debt nationwide
Average Student Debt Climbs To $29,400, Up 63 Percent In Less Than A Decade: Study
This year's average debt is also an increase from $26,600 the previous year and $25,250 in 2010. However, because TICAS relied
Education Debt and the Vocation Crisis: Prospective Priests Can No Longer Afford Poverty
Independent journalist who writes about prisons, people, and p...
The increase in rates on federal student loans will not only impact students -- members of the Catholic Church fear this will also affect faith. Graduates with large amounts of debt will now be less likely to pursue priesthood and will contribute to a significant shortage of priests in the U.S.
The Shame of Student Loans
Nationally syndicated financial columnist, author
The government gets to borrow for 10 years paying less than 2 percent interest on U.S. Treasury notes, while students must pay 6.8 percent interest on the loans they get from the government!
12 Student Loan Debt Numbers That Will Blow Your Mind
Spring Arbor University Will Help Struggling Graduates Repay Loans
The program was announced weeks after the millennial unemployment rate hit 13.1 percent, compared to a national rate of 7.9
Student Loan Debt: New Reports Find 'Unsustainable' Trend Dragging Economy
TransUnion found more than half of student loan accounts --- 65.5 million of 128.8 million -- are in deferment. The Chicago
10 Colleges Where Graduates Have the Most Debt: US News And World Report
US News and World report recently ranked the 10 colleges that graduate students with the most debt. On the list are mostly
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Student Loan Debt Ranking By State Shows Continued Rise
"As debt levels rise, fear of loans can prevent students from getting the education they need to succeed," said Lauren Asher
Who's Footing the Bill?
Chief Financial Officer at TENTE Casters, Inc. and member of t...
Having graduated from college with very minimal student loan debt, there are a few things that worked for me that I can personally recommend for a college student.
Student Loan Debt A Formidable Barrier To Getting A Mortgage, According To Young Invincibles Study
A new report released Tuesday warns that student loan debt could cut a large population of people out of the housing market
What Student Debt Looks and Feels Like From a Graduate's Perspective
Matthew Ross Smith
Director, The Spaces Between Your Fingers Project
I offer this screenshot as a small window into what student debt looks and feels like from the graduate's perspective. Just look at the "Amount Applied to Interest Column." Half a decade worth of payments later, I still owe over $1,000 more than the original amount I borrowed.
Stop Starving Public Universities and Shrinking the Middle Class
Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy, University of Califor...
Santorum needn't worry. America is already making it harder for young people of modest means to attend college. Public higher education is being starved, and the middle class will shrink even more as a result.
States With The Highest Average Student Debt
According to a new report, it's New Hampshire -- where the average student debt tops $31,000. This is far above the average
Blacks and Latinos Will Suffer When the Student Debt Bubble Bursts
David A. Love
Journalist and Commentator
There is every indication that the bursting of the student debt bubble, like the housing bubble before it, is imminent. And when it happens, it will send shockwaves throughout the financial markets. People of color will be especially vulnerable.
Student Loan Debt Rose 25% Since 2008
The Wall Street Journal reports that student debt totaled $550 billion in this year's second quarter. Outstanding student
The 10 States Where Students Are In The Most Debt
According to the newly released Project on Student Debt, the average student debt load in America is $24,000 -- but in some
Average Student Debt: $24,000
What's your debt situation like? Weigh in below, or e-mail your story to firstname.lastname@example.org. The report also noted
Gen Y Debt Burdens Increase As More Students Borrow (WATCH)
According to a new report from the College Board, only a third of bachelor's degree-seeking students don't take out loans
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