Colleges falling short of preparing students for careers and citizenship

Are students falling short in college when it comes to getting what they need to succeed in the real world?  The American Council of Trustees and Alumni, also known as ACTA, has released the latest edition of its publication "What Will They Learn? 2019-2020" targeting this question. The report centers on [...]

By |2019-09-23T16:07:11-08:00September 24th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on Colleges falling short of preparing students for careers and citizenship

The New Center unveils plan to alleviate student debt crisis

Although the student debt crisis is big news in the 2020 presidential debate — with all kinds of ideas to rescue students from debt — there has been little talk as to why college is so expensive in general. The New Center — an organization focused on creating the space [...]

By |2019-08-21T14:59:41-08:00August 22nd, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on The New Center unveils plan to alleviate student debt crisis

Gen Z to rescue as manufacturing faces ‘silver tsunami’

It looks as if the U.S. manufacturing industry has a workforce problem. However, a new survey conducted by Leading2Lean reports there is an unlikely hope for a new generation of workers that will spur industry-wide innovation. The 2019 L2L Manufacturing Index, an annual measurement of the American public's perceptions of [...]

By |2019-07-17T15:46:23-08:00July 18th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on Gen Z to rescue as manufacturing faces ‘silver tsunami’

Report: most affordable online MBA programs for 2019

College Consensus a college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, has published a guide to the 25 Most Affordable Online MBA Programs 2019. Online MBA students understand that getting a higher degree is an investment that will take some sacrifice considering going back to school (even online) [...]

By |2019-07-07T13:59:28-08:00July 4th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on Report: most affordable online MBA programs for 2019

10 best cars for recent college graduates in 2019

After years of late nights of studying and calls to the local pizza shop, a new set of college graduates is ready to enter the "real world." Now, they just need the best car to get them from A to Z.  Against the backdrop of rising car prices and looming [...]

By |2019-05-29T10:16:42-08:00May 30th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on 10 best cars for recent college graduates in 2019

New survey finds 69% of teens support ‘debt-free’ college

Times might be changing: it looks a large percentage of teens are in favor of "debt-free college," according to a new survey. The survey by Junior Achievement USA (JA) conducted by the research group Engine recently learned that more than two-thirds (69%) of teens between the ages of 13 and [...]

By |2019-05-08T19:48:07-08:00May 9th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on New survey finds 69% of teens support ‘debt-free’ college

27 States Unite and March Forth In Addressing Student Debt

Twenty-seven states are banding together to take on the student debt crisis through a national campaign that launched in early March. The aim of the campaign, led by the 529 College Savings Plans Network, is to limit college debt for new generations by helping families plan ahead for higher education costs. "More [...]

By |2019-03-06T12:02:53-08:00March 7th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on 27 States Unite and March Forth In Addressing Student Debt

Student Loans Are Big Percent of Robocall Scams in 2019

If you've never had a robocall dial your cell or home phone, you've been living under a rock. And if you have, it's gotten a whole lot worse, according to one report. In fact, the robocall problem exploded in 2018 with an estimated 47.8 billion robocalls made in the U.S., [...]

By |2019-01-30T17:32:30-08:00January 31st, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on Student Loans Are Big Percent of Robocall Scams in 2019

Why Is It So Hard to Buy a Home With Student Loan Debt?

There are currently 45 million Americans with student loan debt. Nearly one-fifth of these individuals have debt that is greater than $100,000 according to an article published by CNBC. This debt is making it hard for these people to get into their first home. But the real question is why [...]

By |2018-12-31T17:51:34-08:00January 1st, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on Why Is It So Hard to Buy a Home With Student Loan Debt?

Consolidate Your Federal Loans for Free

Loan consolidation has become quite a confusing concept with all of its different definitions. Basically, loan consolidation is a process in which you combine several loans into one with the potential opportunity to get more favorable repayment terms. We will discuss everything you need to know about consolidating your federal [...]

By |2018-12-23T17:50:43-08:00December 25th, 2018|Student Loans|Comments Off on Consolidate Your Federal Loans for Free