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 […]
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By Ines Mato 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 […]
By Sijun Li 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 […]
The effects of the recession hit Americans hard, and millions are continuing to recoup what they lost or overcome credit and financial obstacles that have hindered their progress. In addition, many financial problems that are plaguing most Americans are affecting every demographic at pivotal stages in their lives. Large student loans have made it difficult […]
by April Lewis-Parks Debt is a burden no matter what your age is, but when you’re in your 20s and 30s, credit card balances, student loans, auto and housing costs can be downright crippling. When you’re just starting out or at a point where you’re trying to amass some kind of savings and investments, any […]
By Samantha Savory 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 […]