Death is inevitable, and it will happen to the best of us. But the topic of debt, and what happens after one’s death, is somewhat taboo, and no one wants to talk about it. However, this is an important topic that must be discussed. People who do not spend time thinking about what will happen […]
Parents have always had an interest in helping their children get through college. As tuition costs have gone up in recent history, parents are even more involved in the process, even taking on debt on behalf of their children. People over age 60 are the fastest-growing segment of student loan borrowers in America; in fact, […]
In an increasingly competitive global job market, post-secondary education is believed to offer individuals an opportunity for increased prosperity amongst other benefits. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that more students are interested in pursuing a university education, even when many are forced to depend on loans.
I work at my alma mater and feel so fortunate to be allowed to work with students through their four-year journeys. After four years of intensive shaping by their experiences, professors, internships, jobs, and friends, it’s amazing to see what these young people have become. Their four years really do carve them into polished individuals, […]
Think about all the classes you’ve taken during your lifetime–whether in high school or college. How many can you honestly say are applicable in helping you to navigate real life? How about Intro to Logic? Modern East Asian Civilization? Aside from being able to talk intelligently about historical events (think Tiananmen Square) or prove you […]
Perhaps the next biggest financial crisis that is about to burst and come to head is the trillion dollar United States student loan debt. If these loans come into default even at 10%, then this crisis to hit the US economy could be even bigger than that of the global systemic housing crisis of 2008. […]