Tag Archives: student loans

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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8 Ways To Make Paying For College Easier

This was a good article I found written by Thomas Humphrey, from Brownsville, TX. Saving for your children's college expenses is no easy feat, whether you've started saving years in advance or are behind on your savings. Thankfully, there are ways to make the savings process easier no matter what stage you are at. A…
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