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Day #15: O is for Onerous

Dictionary.com defines “onerous” as “burdensome, oppressive, or troublesome; causing hardship”.

One of the most onerous burdens for many people today is overwhelming student loan debt. Quite often it seemed very reasonable to borrow the money at the time, and the repayment felt very affordable. 197 more words

A-Z Challenge

Tuition.io Picks Up A New Investor, As It Manages Over $1 Billion In Student Loans

In the year since its launch, Tuition.io, the company billing itself as the Mint.com for managing student loans, has grown to manage over $1 billion in loans.  519 more words


Why Brooklyn Law cut its tuition

The law school recently cut its sticker price by 15%. Dean Nicholas Allard explains the school’s rationale.

(TippingTheScales) — When Brooklyn Law School announced earlier this month that it would cut tuition by 15%, it sounded less like a briefing and more like a battle cry. 1,074 more words


Student Loans - Is the Degree Worth It?

I graduated with an MFA in creative writing nearly ten years ago. When I left, I didn’t realize how much student loan debt would become a part of my life. 803 more words

Thwarted by Student Loan Debt

This young woman wants to be a nun. But she can’t become one until she pays off her student loans. This is just one more example of how student loans can hold you back. 31 more words


Student Loan Forgiveness

People who are now in their 30s are right in the middle of the two most-educated generations the United States has ever produced. And by “educated,” I mean attended college or a university. 516 more words

Florida Divorce: Am I Responsible for My Spouse's Student Loan Debt?

For many people, student loan debt is one of the largest liabilities they incur in life.  If you pursue graduate education, this debt can potentially exceed the mortgage on your home.   1,658 more words

Florida Divorce Laws