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AVERAGE STUDENT DEBT
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Average Student Debt Rises For Class Of 2014
But the new total isn't a big increase from what 2013 grads owed.
College Admissions: Debunking the Myth of Prestige and Maximum Financial Success
Entrepreneur and investor
Brand names do not necessarily maximize student's financial success. If financial success is not driving the mania behind college admissions competitiveness, then what is?
Only 1 State's College Students Graduate With Less Than $20,000 Of Debt, Report Finds
New Mexico is the only state where the average college student has less than $20,000 of debt when she graduates, a report
Average Student Debt Climbs To $29,400, Up 63 Percent In Less Than A Decade: Study
Around 1 in 3 graduates left college with private student loans to repay, averaging $13,600 in debt. Unlike federal loans
Education Debt and the Vocation Crisis: Prospective Priests Can No Longer Afford Poverty
Independent journalist who writes about prisons, people, and p...
The increase in rates on federal student loans will not only impact students -- members of the Catholic Church fear this will also affect faith. Graduates with large amounts of debt will now be less likely to pursue priesthood and will contribute to a significant shortage of priests in the U.S.
The Shame of Student Loans
Nationally syndicated financial columnist, author
The government gets to borrow for 10 years paying less than 2 percent interest on U.S. Treasury notes, while students must pay 6.8 percent interest on the loans they get from the government!
12 Student Loan Debt Numbers That Will Blow Your Mind
Spring Arbor University Will Help Struggling Graduates Repay Loans
The Spring Arbor plan is also softer touch compared to some larger institutions' recent practice of suing alumni who have
Student Loan Debt: New Reports Find 'Unsustainable' Trend Dragging Economy
However, recent graduates are struggling to find full employment in the current economy, making it difficult to pay off the
10 Colleges Where Graduates Have the Most Debt: US News And World Report
US News and World report recently ranked the 10 colleges that graduate students with the most debt. On the list are mostly
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Student Loan Debt Ranking By State Shows Continued Rise
Check out the ranking of the 14 states with the highest average student debt. Story continues below the slideshow: New Hampshire
Who's Footing the Bill?
Chief Financial Officer at TENTE Casters, Inc. and member of t...
Having graduated from college with very minimal student loan debt, there are a few things that worked for me that I can personally recommend for a college student.
Student Loan Debt A Formidable Barrier To Getting A Mortgage, According To Young Invincibles Study
Commenting on the student loan debt bubble in July, Education Secretary Arne Duncan told the New York Times that "Subprime
What Student Debt Looks and Feels Like From a Graduate's Perspective
Matthew Ross Smith
Director, The Spaces Between Your Fingers Project
I offer this screenshot as a small window into what student debt looks and feels like from the graduate's perspective. Just look at the "Amount Applied to Interest Column." Half a decade worth of payments later, I still owe over $1,000 more than the original amount I borrowed.
Stop Starving Public Universities and Shrinking the Middle Class
Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy, University of Califor...
Santorum needn't worry. America is already making it harder for young people of modest means to attend college. Public higher education is being starved, and the middle class will shrink even more as a result.
States With The Highest Average Student Debt
Below, see the top 10 states with the highest student debt averages. Then tell us -- are you in debt? What's your story? Share
Blacks and Latinos Will Suffer When the Student Debt Bubble Bursts
David A. Love
Journalist and Commentator
There is every indication that the bursting of the student debt bubble, like the housing bubble before it, is imminent. And when it happens, it will send shockwaves throughout the financial markets. People of color will be especially vulnerable.
Student Loan Debt Rose 25% Since 2008
The Wall Street Journal reports that student debt totaled $550 billion in this year's second quarter. Outstanding student
The 10 States Where Students Are In The Most Debt
According to the newly released Project on Student Debt, the average student debt load in America is $24,000 -- but in some
Average Student Debt: $24,000
The report also noted that graduates facing loan repayment also must deal with the 8.7 percent unemployment rate among young
Gen Y Debt Burdens Increase As More Students Borrow (WATCH)
This predicament could be linked with student spending habits. In this video from ABC World News Conversation, Sharyn Alfonsi
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