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Black-White Disparity in Student Loan Debt More than Triples after Graduation

By Rachel Fenton

Brookings recently released a report by economist Judith Scott-Clayton and researcher Jing Li that provides new evidence showing the racial gap in total student debt held by black and white college graduates is larger than shown by previous studies. 287 more words

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Can money buy happiness? Here's the real score

Some people said money can’t buy happiness, but a new study from Purdue University proved otherwise.

Debt, however, should also be part of the money-happiness equation. 288 more words


What’s the Point?

At one point in my life I had a job that was perfect for me in a lot of ways. I learned something new every single day. 460 more words

Reforging American public higher education: how California dreaming could become a reality once more

Simon Marginson.

Modern higher education began in the United States in the 1960s. Participation grew rapidly in the world’s first mass higher education system, federal grants underpinned a remarkable growth in research, and the 1960 Master Plan for Higher Education in California established a template for system design that was to shape developments across the world. 892 more words

Further Higher And Lifelong Education

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The two most common financial questions students have are “How much will my income be once I graduate?” AND “What will the payments be on my student loans? 54 more words

Student Debt

October 2016: Debt-Free Break Down

Loan: $Total debt – $Monthly payment = $Total balance

Credit Card: $9,443.71 – $191.00 = $9,445.30

Student Loan: $10,286.82  – $111.18 = $10,259.00

Total debt balance = $19,704.30… 149 more words

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