Colleges Offering No-Loan Financial Aid Packages

A handful of higher education institutions are making headlines by offering financial aid packages without federal student loans. There are about 50 colleges and universities nationwide that have incorporated these offerings into their programs for low-income...

Teachers With Heavy Student Debt True Stories

If asked to name one of the lowest-paid careers in the United States, many people will respond with: “Teacher.” Aside from actual numbers on a paycheck, the fact is that teachers are required to have a bachelor’s degree, at least, before they can be hired. This means...

The Pysch-out Factor of Student Loans

Stress about money and finances is more common than ever, but for many people with student loan debt, those stress levels are much higher than any other demographic. According to a survey of more than 1,000 student loan borrowers (Student Loan Hero), many respondents...

Negotiate Your Loans and Save Big Bucks

Who Doesn’t Love A Good Bargain? Many people love a bargain; many modern shoppers are reviving the pride our grandparents felt in finding amazing deals. With the rise of discounted-goods outlets and the mainstreaming of thrift, vintage, and resale stores, a good...

How the Student Loan Market Became a Big Mess

There are some things that we need ruined from time to time. “Adam Ruins Everything” does a great job of elaborating on the issues facing modern audiences, on everything from dieting to dog breeds. One of the newest episodes of this hit TruTV series deals with the...

Millennials: More Concerned with GoT than Repaying Student Loans?

A few weeks back, HBO’s Game of Thrones finished up its seventh season, to the tune of 12.1 million live viewers, and another 16.5 million viewers watched by other method – online, recorded broadcast, or other viewing options – at some point that same night. These are...