How to Qualify for Obama’s New Student Loan Forgiveness Measure

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How to Qualify for Obama’s New Student Loan Forgiveness Measure

How to Qualify for Obama’s New Student Loan Forgiveness Measure

The Obama administration announced Tuesday a plan to forgive $7.7 billion in federal student loans held by an estimated 387,000 permanently disabled Americans, of which roughly half (179,000) are in default. While the administration tried to streamline the discharge of student loans for the permanently disabled four years ago, few eligible borrowers took advantage. Now,... Read More

10 College Presidents With the Highest Salaries

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10 College Presidents With the Highest Salaries

10 College Presidents With the Highest Salaries

College presidents can easily net a six-figure salary. In 2013, the median annual pay for a chief executive at a private nonprofit was $436,429 and $428,250 at a public college, according to an analysis by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Thirty-four of the 798 presidents in the report earned more than $1 million (only two serve public schools). Ironically, these institutions have students... Read More

The Vast Majority of Millennials Are Saving Their Money

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The Vast Majority of Millennials Are Saving Their Money

The Vast Majority of Millennials Are Saving Their Money

The Internet is rife with research on young Americans, aka millennials, though it sometimes draws conflicting conclusions. It’s easy to find papers saying millennials are financially irresponsible while plenty of others say just the opposite. Perhaps that’s why no one can agree on who millennials are. Some define them as adults in their 20s, adults between the ages 18 and 29, those born after 1982 or, more... Read More

7 Ways to Build Credit Without a Credit Card

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7 Ways to Build Credit Without a Credit Card

7 Ways to Build Credit Without a Credit Card

Let’s say you know you want good credit, but you also know you do NOT want the most ubiquitous credit product around. No way do you want a credit card. Perhaps you follow a certain personal finance guru’s advice to avoid them. Or maybe you’ve gotten in trouble with them before and don’t want to... Read More

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