There’s lots of press these days about how terrible doctors have it with their horrific six-figure student loan burdens. And they have a point: The median all-in cost to go to medical school, including books, shelter and the occasional meager meal (I know, right?!) is over $207,868 at public colleges and $278,455 at private schools. […]

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Senator Elizabeth Warren continues to advocate for those suffering under major student loan debt, most recently by helping launch a multi-year campaign called Higher Ed Not Debt. The movement is sponsored by a coalition of progressive groups including the AFL-CIO, American Federation of Teachers, Jobs with Justice, Student Veterans of America and Young Invincibles, among […]

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If you’re heading off to college this Fall or are already in school and borrowing to pay your way, there are some things you need to know to keep from getting in over your head. Student loans can rack up quickly and many students don’t realize until it’s too late that they’ve over-extended themselves on […]

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Student loans are like death and taxes – inevitable and not something we greet with open arms. If you owe a large amount of debt, it can put a real crimp in your lifestyle. Even if you can afford your debt, it can feel like a ball and chain around your ankle. Today we take […]

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We always recommend paying off your student loans as quickly as possible. Not only does this get you out from under the onus of educational debt sooner, but it can save you money and allow you to move on with your life and focus on your debt-free future. But a recent statement issued by the […]

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Most people that graduate college come out owing both student loan and credit card debts. Research published last year by Fidelity Investments – Cost-Conscious College Graduates Study – showed that the majority of grads (roughly 70%) end up with debt that exceeds $35,000, on average. Half of those surveyed were surprised by the extent of […]

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It’s no secret that student loan debt is a growing problem in the U.S. Recent data from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) indicates total outstanding student loans are approaching $1.2 trillion, with $165 billion of that in the form of private, not federally backed, student loans. The Project On Student Debt estimates that two […]

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  Advances in technology have had a dramatic impact on virtually every field, from marketing to insurance and everything in between. While there are thousands upon thousands of innovative companies, a smaller group of standout ones are impactingtheir respective industries in remarkable ways. Below is a list of 12 companies doing just that: 1)Unbounce Unbounce takes the […]

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Paying off multiple student loans can be a daunting task. Tuition.io co-founder Brendan McQueen says when a student has multiple student loans and a low-income they tend to simply ignore the surmounting debt. But his site, launched in January of 2013 aims to fix that problem by streamlining the process of repay student loans. Digital […]

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