Friend: “You’re an idiot. Inflation is only 1.5% according to the BLS, and that’s what it’s been for years.” Me: “How would you know? You’ve been in med school in the Czech Republic for what, 4 years now… Learn more.
The latest data from the U.S. Department of Education show that more student debt is now being repaid through the Income-Based Repayment Plan (also called the Pay as You Earn plan, or PAYE) than any other repayment plan.… Learn more.
Thanks to all the government attempts to make higher education “more affordable,” higher education is now ridiculously expensive. I’ve lightly written before how a distinct cadre of students prostitute themselves i… Learn more.
Forgiving skyrocketing student debt won't solve the real problem, which is the soaring costs imposed by a cartel that is failing to prepare students for the economy of tomorrow. Everyone understands soaring stud… Learn more.
Writing for the Huffington Post, Shahien Nasiripour reports that “Borrowing for College Is Set to Hit a Five Year Low.” More specifically, for the first time since the 2009-2010 academic year, student loans are l… Learn more.
LegalZoom is, I thought, one of the good things about the internet: you can get information you need for a pretty good price. I’ve used it for a few legal forms, and the few bucks I spent represented savings over h… Learn more.
Last week, Third Way released a report stating that people who attend public four-year universities graduate at higher rates if they have a goldilocks level of debt—some, but not too much. At best, that finding is… Learn more.
Jon Levine reported about a decision on where to go to college made by an incoming freshman, Ronald Nelson, last month. It’s a dilemma faced by countless high school seniors across America about this time each year… Learn more.
Much of higher education is a fraud, and much of the reason higher education is such a huge fraud is the structure of the student loan scam. It’s a three step process. First, students take out loans for educations,… Learn more.
The phone rings. I answer. Credit-card collector—again. A pleasant voice on the other end of the line: “Can you please verify the last four digits of your Social Security number?” I verify. The voice then asks … Learn more.