With rising tuition, rising student debt and high unemployment rates among people with higher education degrees, many students are starting to question whether going to college makes sense. Higher education proponents have pointed out the dangers of throwing the baby out with the bath water. College is a necessary step along the path to entering […]

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  Tuition.io If you or a child are still paying off student loans (my condolences), I strongly encourage you to sign up for this helpful, new free website and mobile tool, which can save money and aggravation. By the way, did you catch the pun in the site’s name? Say it out loud without the “dot.” […]

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It took Tuition.io co-founder and Columbia University alumnus Brendon McQueen 12 separate loans totaling $120,000 to pay for his Ivy League education and less than one month after graduating to realize that trying to manage this situation was going to be a nightmare. McQueen is not alone. More than two thirds of all college graduates exit school […]

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Tuition.io, a company out of Launchpad.laaccelerator, is now accounting for over $60 million in aggregate user debt on its platform. Essentially the Mint.com for students in debt, aTuition.io lets kids fresh out of college get a better handle on their finances. And according to the company, 37 million Americans have student loan debt, 38 percent of whom […]

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Occupy Wall Street demonstrators participating in a street-theater production wear signs around their necks representing their student debt during a protest in Union Square, in New York City.  A recent report by Barclays found that nearly 16% of outstanding student-loan balances are held by Americans ages 50 to 59. In April, the total amount of […]

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  By Carlin Sack for Binksty.com College students vie for it. Education experts advocate for it. Even President Barack Obama endorsed a college “report card.” The idea of a uniform report card used to assess colleges is supported by many and the hype over it has only increased since Obama’s January speech at University of […]

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