10:00 am, April 17th | by Sarah Devlin & Colette McIntyre
There are an AWFUL lot of trend pieces featuring young women racking up student and consumer debt like there’s no tomorrow. Is it a trend?
3:30 pm, March 1st | by Colette McIntyre
The state of American higher education isn’t quite what one would expect: according to a study by Harvard University, just 56 percent of American college students graduate within six years, while only 29 percent of students enrolled in two-year programs graduate within three years.
6:30 pm, February 22nd | by Colette McIntyre
In today’s EOD roundup, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced a new initiative to help the nation’s college graduates pay off their combined $1 trillion in student loans. The agency will begin to draft proposals that aim to lower monthly loan payments through refinancing and income-based payments models. Does this mean that we won’t die alone…?
3:30 pm, February 20th | by Colette McIntyre
You already knew that your student loans were ruining your plans to own and operate your own rooftop apiary but new research suggests that your excessive debt may also be the reason why you can’t get someone to put a ring on it. Stopping “Jessica Alba’s Honey*” before it started was one thing, student loans, but messing with my love life? That’s a new low.