Student loans are a source of discomfort for many Americans. They’re worth it—which the evidence backs up—but the cost can feel too high for some. According to the Federal Reserve’s recent report, the average debt for student loans is $36,299. 52 percent of borrowers under the age of 25 report that someone else is assisting
We all know when to appreciate a teacher. But do we understand how, or what for? I suspect, on the whole, we don’t (though we try). It’s enjoyable to remember how cool some of our teacher’s rooms looked—especially as the Halloween-Snicker-sized little anklebiters we used to be. But now that we’re adults, we know what
For most college students, education is the only thing worth worrying about—everything else can wait. That’s just plain nonsense.     More than 70 percent of students with a bachelor’s degree end up borrowing an average of $29,400. Student loan debt has passed the $1 trillion mark, and $66 billion of that is coming from grandparents
No, there’s nothing wrong with your reading. $5 billion in student loans vanished overnight. The National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts is one of America’s biggest (private) student loan owners. They own 800,000 student loans in point of fact, worth upward of $12 billion. $5 billion of those loans are now off the books thanks to a