student loan 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.
Who is Most Likely to Default on Student Loans?
Student loan debt problems don’t affect all demographics equally. Learn who is most likely to default on student loans and what you can do if you’ve defaulted on student debt yourself.
Student Loan Payments Might be the Top Gift of 2018
A new study finds that student loan payments may be the top gift of 2018. Borrowers would prefer help with student loan debt over Bitcoin and the iPhone X!
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.
Give Your Grad the Gift of Financial Education

Each year over a million college students strut across the stage – donning their cap and gown, diploma and more often than not student loan debt averaging $27,253. But according to a study by Arkansas State University, they often lack one skill – financial education. With graduation season upon us, while you may be thinking […]

College graduates less likely to be trapped by credit card debt

By Kelly Dilworth If you’re thinking about skipping college in order to avoid becoming saddled with too much debt, you may want to think twice about your decision. College graduates not only earn substantially more over the course of their lifetimes. They’re also much less likely to become mired in high-interest credit card debt, according […]

Save big on your tax refund this year
Tax Refund: 5 Good vs. Better Ways to Use It
If you're receiving a tax refund this year, we have some suggestions on how you can use your refund to advance your financial outlook instead of wasting it.
What Happens When You Default on Your Student loans

By Samantha Savory 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 […]