Student Debt

$37,400 In the Hole

High school seniors are wrapping up their last year — studying for finals, battling senioritis and mailing out graduation announcements. And while those destined for college are beginning to receive financial aid award letters, student loan debt is likely not top-of-mind. But maybe it should be….

Debt’s a Killer

Earlier this week, I shared an article about how parents can help secure their retirement by introducing children as early as possible to what it means to be fiscally responsible. However, even the most fiscally responsible child may not be able to escape from student loans….

Student Debt Reaches a Record High

Total U.S. student debt hit a record $1.31 trillion last year, the 18th consecutive year Americans' education debt rose, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Outstanding loans taken out for higher education have doubled since 2009, data show....