Category Archives: Education

What are You Doing About Your Student Loan Debt?

When we talk about living debt free, one of the items that is bound to come up is student loan debt. After all, outstanding student loan debt topped $1 trillion in the United States a few years ago. The situation is dire enough — debt-saddled grads unable to find work that pays adequately — that… Continue Reading

Three Strategies to Save Money on Textbooks

One of the toughest realities of attending college is that you have to buy textbooks. Textbooks can be expensive, so it makes sense to want to save money on them — especially since there are plenty of textbooks that you never use again after the class is over. While you probably can’t avoid the cost… Continue Reading

Should You Pay for Your Child’s College?

We all know that college costs are rising. In fact, there is an argument that the focus on college for everyone, combined with the fact that it’s easier than ever to get student loans, is helping to push up the cost of a higher education. Whatever the cost of rising college costs, though, the reality… Continue Reading

Is Your College Degree Worth the Debt You’re Racking Up?

According to information reported in the Chronicle of Higher Education, about 60 percent of the 20 million Americans attending college have to borrow to help cover the costs of their college education. By now, it’s a well known fact that outstanding student loan debt in the United States tops $1 trillion. However, it’s almost necessary for… Continue Reading

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