Tips to Help Pay Student Debt Faster

The cost of going to college continues to increase.  It has reached the stage that some economists suggest student debt is having a stifling effect on the United States economy.  For many students, paying back their college debt can take decades.  For other students the debt can stop them buying a house and building a solid […]

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Saving Money in Your 20s

Most people struggle to manage their finances when they are in their 20s. They have just entered the workforce, probably have a low paying job, have many bills and have little experience organising themselves. People in their 20s also have many credit card companies throwing easy money at them. It’s not hard for someone just […]

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Graduates Using Volunteer Work For Student Debt Relief

Student loans are increasingly large and often a recent graduate feels a lot of pressure because of the mountain of debt they must deal with. With the job market still recovering from the global financial crisis many graduates have had problems securing employment or have been unable to secure employment in their chosen field so […]

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The True Size of Student Debt

American public policy organization Demos has released an inforgraphic (below) which shows the true extent of student debt in the USA. Student debt has received a lot of attention recently as many students have been struggling with large debt burdens in the economic downturn. About Demos: “Demos is a public policy organization working for an […]

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College Debt Levels Threat to USA Economy

A democratic senator has suggested that the level of college debt held by young Americans is a serious threat the American economy. Democract Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing a bill that would help people refinance federal student loans with high interest rates. The senator wants all student loans with a rate higher than 4% scaled […]

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Evaluating Student Debt

In an economy that is in a downturn it is increasingly difficult to find a job. Many thousands of college students now find themselves graduating into that economy, unable to find a job and also unable to pay their college loans. In the USA an estimated 1.75 million students will graduate this year and will […]

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