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The Long Story of the Movement Toward College Cost Clarity

New bipartisan bills are aimed at forcing colleges to clear up a murky, confusing system so that prospective students understand the options.

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First Look: Repayment of Student Loans as of 2015

By Jael Greene

A recent report by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) examines repayment of federal student loans from two cohorts of students: those who started their postsecondary education in the 1995-96 academic year and those who started in the 2003-04 academic year. 201 more words

Student Loans

Confession: I'm Afraid of my Student Loans.

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I am one of many that signed on that fateful dotted line years ago to finance my education. I was in my early 20s and took out several small loans to finish my two-year degree when Pell grants were no longer enough, and I even managed to get my mother to co-sign a loan to help foot the bill for my first semester at a private university. 553 more words


A Few Thoughts On My Student Debt

Growing up, I knew I wanted to go to college, but it scared the hell out of me. I have no idea why. I also didn’t know what I wanted to take. 356 more words

The Average Canadian Is Broke and Miserable, So Be Different

First, the facts. Studies show that in Canada:

  • 4 out of 10 first marriages will end in divorce (source)
  • 3 out of 10 children are born out of wedlock, a figure that is rising quickly (
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Christian Living

How do I get out of Debt?

Getting out of debt can seem like a difficult task and can even seem impossible depending on your level of indebtedness. If you went to college anytime recently you probably have a pile of student loans that you need to pay. 1,193 more words


Histories of Criticism

Today, as I write from work, is one of those days where I wish with all of the heart to have a window in my front office. 754 more words