4 Things Soon-to-be Grads Should Know About Student Loans

Students

4 Things Soon-to-be Grads Should Know About Student Loans

4 Things Soon-to-be Grads Should Know About Student Loans

It’s easy to have a stress-free attitude about student loan debt in college, especially if your pay period hasn’t begun. However, to some, student loans can be like speaking a different language, so it’s important to understand how they work before you fall into bad debt. Here are the top things to know before your student loans kick... Read More

5 Money Questions 30-Somethings Should Ask Themselves

Personal Finance

5 Money Questions 30-Somethings Should Ask Themselves

5 Money Questions 30-Somethings Should Ask Themselves

You just celebrated the big 3-0 and you feel that means it’s time to get your finances in order. Your pesky student loans won’t leave you alone. You worry you will never be able to retire. On top of that, you’re still renting and feel jealous of your friend who just bought a condo. This... Read More

10 Things I Hate About Student Loans

Students

10 Things I Hate About Student Loans

10 Things I Hate About Student Loans

Believe it or not, graduation season is creeping up. And that means it’s the time of year I’m reminded how much I hate what student loans have done to the financial health of our nation’s graduates. Unfortunately, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s latest report on debt and credit among U.S. households,... Read More

Is Grad School Worth It?

Students

Is Grad School Worth It?

Is Grad School Worth It?

Q. I’m thinking of going back to school for my Master’s, but I’m not sure my eventual higher salary will be high enough to make it worth it. How can I decide? — Potential student A. Going beyond four years of college can be a costly endeavor, and you’re correct to view it as an investment.... Read More

Inside the Student Loan Experiment Happening at Purdue

Students

Inside the Student Loan Experiment Happening at Purdue

Inside the Student Loan Experiment Happening at Purdue

It all started when Mitch Daniels, the president of Purdue University, got a crazy idea: What if the public college in West Lafayette, Indiana allowed students to apply for education funding in exchange for a chunk of their earnings? Purdue would be the first American university in 50 years to revisit the concept, known as an income-share agreement,... Read More

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