Over four out of every ten employers are hiring academically overqualified workers – and they’re happy they did. A recent survey from Career Builder found that 41 percent of employers are hiring workers with college degrees for positions that don’t require them, and had in the past been filled with workers who have only a […]

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Health insurance giant Aetna is the latest major employer to join the growing list of companies to offer student loan repayment assistance as an employee benefit. Beginning in 2017, the company’s 50,000 full-time workers will be eligible for matching student loan payments of up to $2,000 per year, up to a cap of $10,000 per […]

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As college graduates leave their schools this year, many of them will be preparing for becoming a part of the workforce. Graduation day is typically a day for felicitations and celebrations. But as the class of 2015 prepares to leave school, it must be mindful of the fact that the tag of being the most […]

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Take a look at the figures below, shared recently by the United States Federal Reserve and the national credit bureaus: Approximately 40 million Americans have a student loan to pay off The average borrower takes out four student loans for education in college amounting to around $29,000 Student loans have the highest delinquency rate of any form of […]

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VICE News recently hosted a roundtable discussion with President Barack Obama to discuss the biggest financial issue facing young Americans: mounting student debt. The President sat down with VICE founder Shane Smith, along with five students who discussed their own personal struggles with student loans. The topics ranged from the importance of understanding debt to the value of higher […]

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BuiltInLA.com ranked Tuition.io as a top startup to watch in 2015: As of last year, about 37 million people in the US had student loans totalling about $1 trillion. These loans are spread across both government and private lenders and, for lack of any other term, are a mess to manage and pay back. That’s where Tuition.io steps in. The online […]

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          Tuition.io, meanwhile, is kind of like Mint, the personal-finance management site, but for student borrowers. It aggregates a person’s loans from various places into one spot (it has organized almost $2 billion in student debt so far) and provides a snapshot of how much someone owes. Sounds simple enough, yet […]

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Republicans rejecting a bill to expand Veteran benefits has many shaking their heads in shame, especially this talk show host. The real shame is that the Senate approves wars preemptively without any consideration for the mental, physical, and financial aftermath of our Vets.  Let’s take a look what the shame-o-meter has to show: In addition to […]

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Earlier this month, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo rocked the higher education boat when he announced funding to support free college classes at 10 state prisons. Up until 1994, prisoners had access to Pell Grants to help pay for schooling while in jail, but a crime law passed that year blocked access to this valuable […]

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