student debt

Which State Has the Highest Student Loan Debt?
A new study from WalletHub explores which state has the highest student loan debt and which borrowers have the biggest student debt burden.
More Relief for Permanent Disability Student Loan Forgiveness
There’s good news for student loan borrowers with a permanent disability. New permanent disability student loan forgiveness rules will waive federal income taxes on student loans that qualify for discharge if you are totally and permanently disabled.
Student Debt Infographic: High Costs Increase by Generation
In the 40s you could get a four-year college education for a fraction of the cost you face today. A side-by-side generational cost of a college education.
Student Debt Continues Haunting Millions of People

Graduating from college doesn’t guarantee financial stability anymore. You can be a straight-A student and take the best internships available, but with the current economic situation the first job you land may not be enough to cover living expenses and student loans. Student loan debt skyrocketed in the last decade, reaching $1 trillion. Loan companies […]

Getting Rid of Student Loans – The Easy Way!

Although there’s no magical “easy” button to press when dealing with student debt, there are some great loan forgiveness options available to struggling borrowers. Here’s one interesting way of paying off those student loans: Move to Niagara Falls! That’s right. Lawmakers in Niagara Falls, N.Y. have made a proposition to pay off student loans as […]

Consolidated Credit Advises College Freshmen to Review Costs and Spending Habits to Avoid Crushing Debt Upon Graduation

College tuition is steadily growing at a national rate of 5 percent each year, but the amount of student debt for 2011 college graduates is 8 percent higher than last year’s. As counselors at Consolidated Credit get more and more inquiries regarding student debt, they advise incoming college freshmen to evaluate their budget and spending […]

What Happens When You Default on Your Student loans

A considerable number of college graduates are finding it hard to pay off their student loans as the economy remains sluggish and the unemployment rate remains steady.  While we always advise readers to pay off all debt in an effort to establish financial wellness and independence, it is especially important to pay off student loans. […]

Be smart about using your credit cards
7 Expenses You Should Never Put On A Credit Card
Some expenses that fall outside of your regular budget should never be put on a credit card unless you want to wind up with serious high-interest debt.
6 Tips For Managing Your Student Loan Debt

I have been fortunate to stay away from credit cards and have no credit card debt.   I stayed away from credit cards beacuse my mother always  told me to not get a credit card unless I have an income to pay it back.  Now, student loan debt, that’s a different subject.  Most young people have some form […]