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Articles About Student Loans
February 07, 2016
Millennial Long-Term Debt: How a Generation Ended Up in a Rut
Millennials have a debt problem, everybody knows that. But how did it happen? We have answers.
February 06, 2016
5 Ways to Stay Positive When Paying Off Debt
Depending on how much you owe, payoff periods can stretch into decades, and staying motivated as you chip away at those balances is hard
January 31, 2016
How Much Do College Kids Really Know About Student Loans?
High school graduates are expected to make smart money decisions about college that will affect their finances for decades.
January 26, 2016
3 Times When It’s Better to Save Than Invest
Savings accounts are known for having pitiful returns, but sometimes it's still smarter to choose saving over investing.
January 26, 2016
1 in 5 Americans Could Die in Debt. Will You?
From seven-year car loans to McMansion mortgages. There seems to be no limit on how much debt some of us will take to the grave.
January 26, 2016
How the 2016 Presidential Candidates Plan to Deal With Student Loans
With national student loan totals topping $1 trillion, college debt is an issue on the minds of many voters.
January 24, 2016
10 Worst College Majors for Today’s Job Market
The value of a college education continues to be reexamined in the real world.
January 11, 2016
Should I Go to Grad School? 3 Questions to Ask Before You Enroll
While there are plenty of good reasons to earn an advanced degree, grad school isn’t right for everyone.
January 11, 2016
Retirement Reality: 3 Simple Truths All Young People Should Know
Yes, millennials are unique snowflakes, but not in a good way.
January 10, 2016
Should You Cosign for a Student Loan?
Co-signing student loans typically isn't that big of a deal. But once you're signed-on, getting out of it is proving to be very difficult.
January 03, 2016
5 Money Rules All Single Men Should Live By
The Cheat Sheet asked a few financial experts about the biggest challenges young, unattached guys face.
December 22, 2015
Why Your Employer May Soon Be Repaying Your Student Loans
Student loan repayment as a job perk? It's the reality at a growing number of companies.
December 04, 2015
America’s “Best Kept Secret” May Be Your Ticket to a Secure Future
There's no road map to prosperity and security, but for millions of people, this one decision was the first step.
December 01, 2015
4 Facts You Should Know About Student Loan Interest
Although the skyrocketing cost of education is largely to blame, another factor can majorly add to the size of your debt over time: student loan interest.
November 17, 2015
College Students: Don’t Get Scammed By Fake Financial Aid Companies
If you or a loved one are headed to campus, make sure you're not getting scammed by fake financial aid companies. The CFPB is dropping the hammer.
November 03, 2015
5 Crazy Ways to Pay Off Your Student Loans
If you’re struggling to make your student loan payments from your yearly salary alone, there are many ways to supplement your monthly income.
October 04, 2015
Student Loan Debt: What Future College Students Need to Know
Over 43 million Americans have student loan debt, and that debt totals over $1.2 trillion.
October 03, 2015
3 Steps to Get Out From Under Your Student Loan Debt
Student loans have you buried? Here's how to start digging your way out, and take control of your finances.
September 25, 2015
Why These 15 Cities Have So Much Student Loan Debt
Student debt is a national issue, but it's concentrated more heavily in some cities than in others. These are those cities.
September 24, 2015
What Is a College Education Really Worth These Days?
Rising college tuition rates have many questioning the real value of a college education today, as well as how that value has changed over the past few decades.
September 21, 2015
Student Debt: Smaller Debts Mean Bigger Issues For Borrowers
Student debt is a pain, but it appears to be more of a problem for those who borrowed less, strangely enough.
September 17, 2015
What a College Degree Will Get You These Days
College degrees are more expensive than ever, and yet, are getting students less and less in return for their investment.
September 01, 2015
Student Debt is a Barrier To Adulthood For More and More Millennials
Student loan debt is doing more than dragging down the economy -- it's also wreaking havoc on our psyches.
August 29, 2015
7 Things Most College Students Don’t Know They Can Get For Free
Seven things that college students don’t have to pay for, from free shipping to no-cost career resources.
August 22, 2015
Parents Say Their Kids Will Be Worse Off Financially
Many parents are unsure whether their kids will get a happily ever after when it comes to their finances.
August 21, 2015
Can You Pay for College with Frequent Flyer Miles?
Some people can put frequent flyer miles to good use by redeeming them for credits that can be used to cover college tuition or student loan payments.
August 04, 2015
Are Big Changes Coming to Student Loan Bankruptcy Rules?
Unlike virtually every other type of consumer debt, you can’t escape from educational debt by declaring bankruptcy. At least, that’s the conventional wisdom.
July 23, 2015
Could an Online Trivia Game Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans?
Student loan debt is a hindrance for many, but a new trivia game combines online gaming and assistance to pay off those loans for a lucky few people.
June 12, 2015
Should College Be Free in America?
From elementary school through college, more money is spent per child on education in the United States than in nearly any other country in the world.
June 11, 2015
Why So Many Young People Hate the Stock Market
Young Americans have a difficult financial future ahead, especially when it comes to retirement. So why don't more millennials invest in stocks?