Minnesota Ranked 5th In Nation For Student Loan DebtMinnesota has made another list, but it is not a good one to be on if you are heading to college. A new study from the Institute for College Access and Success says Minnesota ranks fifth on the list of the states with the highest student debt.
Government Says Students Can Apply Earlier For College AidAspiring college students will be able to apply for federal financial aid three months earlier than now and submit a previous year's tax return, changes aimed at helping more people pay for school, the White House said Sunday.
Good Question: How Do We Pay For College?According to Sallie Mae, the average American family will spend $24,164 this year on undergraduate college for 18-24 year olds. For four-year private institution, that number jumps to $41,875. For a two-year public college, it’s $13,531. So, how do we pay for college? Good Question.
Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
Good Question: What Happens To Our Debt When We Die?A new study from CreditCards.com found almost 1 in 5 people think they'll never get out of the debt. That's twice as many people who gave that same response last year. So, what happens to our debt when we die?
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
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Jordan Goodman Talks Markets On WCCO RadioPersonal finance expert Jordan Goodman joined Dave Lee on the WCCO Morning News Tuesday.
Legislators Come Up Short: Student Loan Rates DoubleInterest rates for student loans have doubled. The House and Senate failed to come up with a compromised bill during this past session, so the subsidized Stafford Loan rates jumped today from 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent.
John Williams And Ken Ilgunas!How did he leave college without student loan debt? He lived in a van!