Tag Archives: student debt

The Student Loan Bubble May Be About To Pop

This is great short read that was published in the Washington Post today.  Written by Kate Hardiman, with a few additions of my own. Amid headlines of record-low unemployment and a bullish economy, millennials and many older graduates are burdened with student loans lurk behind the scenes. Their vast sums of debt are not reflected…
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How To Clean Up The Student Loan Mess

This is a great article written by Susan Dynarski, a University of Michigan professor. Student loans are central to financing college educations, yet millions of borrowers are in default. That is clear evidence that the system is in dire need of improvement. In fact, new research on student loans is reinforcing a key lesson of behavioral economics:…
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If You Move To This State, They’ll Help You Pay Off Your Student Debt

Maine is offering student debt relief to graduates who live and work in the state. Known for its lobster and lighthouses, Maine also has one of the oldest populations in the U.S. — the median age in the state is 43, around five years older than the rest of the country. To attract younger workers, Maine is providing…
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How To Pay For College Without Student Loans

This is a great article by Anthony Oneal, part of Ramsey Solutions.  It's about a 12 minute read. Are you worried about how you’re going to afford to send your child to college? You’re in some very good company. I talk with parents all the time who dream of providing their children with the best…
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