Most people are entirely unaware of how serious the student loan problem is, so allow me to put it in context. Smoking tobacco is universally agreed to be a very bad thing to do. We have almost 38 million smokers in … Learn more.
The U.S. Department of Education is about to pilot test a new debit card for students who get federal student loans. For the federal government, it means less hassle and a way to get a glimpse at whether students ar… Learn more.
I know this is something of old news…but today’s topic just strikes me as a more important phenomenon for higher ed than anything in the “top 10” of last post. We now have nearly an entire class of students a… Learn more.
There are plenty of reasons why you would want to avoid taking out Federal student loans. Here are 7 alternative ways to pay for college. The idea that will have to spend decades paying for their college education… Learn more.
It’s been a while since I discussed the core issue which has done so much harm to higher education: the student loan scam (so long, in fact, that a reader asked me to explain what I meant by it, and so here we are)… Learn more.
For all the tax reform provisions that will take away benefits from borrowers and colleges, there’s one important addition in the House legislation--excluded from the Senate’s version of tax reform that was publi… Learn more.
In our last posts, we gave recommendations for the Department of Education as it heads into the first year of granting forgiveness to public service employees who fulfill the requirements of the Public Service Loan F… Learn more.
This fall, for the first time ever, borrowers who have made 120 qualifying payments can avail themselves of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) to eliminate their remaining federal student loan debt. A… Learn more.
Ah, it’s summer time, the days when the perpetual deadlines during the semester don’t exist. It also means the insanity slows down a bit, so I have time for less serious things. Ultra Spiritual Life is a serie… Learn more.
August is here, and many families are preparing their children for the next academic challenge – a college education. By and large, a college degree is viewed as an important credential for gainful employment and pr… Learn more.