Student Debt vs. Average Income

Student Debt vs. Average Income

April 12, 2013

Going to college is a rite of passage for millions of teenagers every year. Higher education is very important but the costs can add up quickly. This infographic looks at student debts in comparison to the average American income. Source

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IOU: The State of Student Debt

January 24, 2013

It’s no secret that, with skyrocketing tuition rates, many college graduates are leaving their Alma Maters with a degree in one hand and a pile of debt in the other. As the Wall Street Journal recently reported, student loan debt has now surpassed credit-card debt: a trend that has sparked heated debate and caused many […]

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Saving for College: How Much Will It Cost?

January 22, 2013

If your looking to send your little ones off to college in the future you should start saving now! The below infographic shows the price for higher education in the future. Source

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Which College Degrees Are Worth The Student Loan Debt?

December 29, 2012

Math & Science degrees are clearly the way if you have to indebt yourself with student loans. Source

How Much is Student Loan Debt Costing You?

How Much is Student Loan Debt Costing You?

October 28, 2012

This infographic shows student loan debt in America and how it is growing. It explains how wages are dropping and unemployment is rising while students are taking on record amounts of debt. Source

Student Loan Debt Consolidation: By the Numbers

Student Loan Debt Consolidation: By the Numbers

October 21, 2012

Student debt is a big concern for individuals looking to attend college. However; there are some great tips on ways to minimize your student debt by loan consolidation. Get empowered by understanding your financial obligations to repaying your student loans. Source

Student Loans by the Numbers

Student Loans by the Numbers

September 26, 2012

They say after the tech bubble and the real estate bubble, we’ll see the bursting of the student loan bubble. Indeed, while education is valuable, it’s also true that too many college students borrow far more for their education than they can pay back. This infographic gives us the numbers behind student loans. Source

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went to College

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went to College

September 9, 2012

These are 5 things I think everyone wishes they knew before they went to college. Source

Student Loans: The Roadmap to Repayment

Student Loans: The Roadmap to Repayment

August 30, 2012

For all you recent grads enjoying the summer sun, don’t forget that come autumn, student loans will come a reckoning. Use this time now to plot out your repayment plan. This guide will show you how to get started gathering the information you need and making some important decisions about how you will structure your […]

Revamping the Student Loan System

Revamping the Student Loan System

August 21, 2012

Under the health care package set forth by President Obama the United States student loan program was revamped. The Congressional Budget Office estimates that the changes will save American taxpayers $61 billion over 10 years by forcing commercial banks out of the federal student loan market. Higher education has long been costly but hopefully these […]

Exposing the Student Loan Racket

Exposing the Student Loan Racket

August 8, 2012

Student loan debt, now at $830 billion, has surpassed credit card debt—a statement not likely to have been heard 20 years ago. Student loans, unlike any other form of debt, CANNOT be forgiven via bankruptcy—these loans MUST be repaid. Is this the next bubble to burst? Source

The Cost of Higher Education in America

The Cost of Higher Education in America

August 4, 2012

To pay for all this, 66% of all undergrads take out $106.7 Billion in loans and grants. 66% of thet is student loans and pell grants paid for or backed by the US Government. Source