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Employees Don’t Care About Student Debt

Employees Don’t Care About Student Debt

We've written dozens, if not hundreds, of blog posts on how student loan debt isn't a priority over housing and auto bills. So, making the case that offering a student loan repayment benefit might seem strange. If people don't care to repay their student loan debt,...

Half of Student Loan Repayers Have Made No Progress

Half of Student Loan Repayers Have Made No Progress

According to a recent report by Moody’s Investor Services, approximately half of student loan repayers who began repayment in 2010-12 have not reduced their debt balance. Even borrowers in income-driven repayment have seen their student loan balances grow regardless...

Link Between Student Debt and Mental Health

Link Between Student Debt and Mental Health

warning: the following mentions suicide and suicidal thoughts A study by the Clinical Psychology Review revealed that people who commit suicide are eight times more likely to be in debt. Similar studies have found links between consumer and personal debt with mental...

National Student Debt is $1.6 Trillion

National Student Debt is $1.6 Trillion

Student loan debt has tripled in just 14 years. It's the largest form of household debt after mortgages. According to Moody's, 49 percent of borrowers who took out loans from 2010-12 haven't paid down their debt at all. Student Debt has Highest Default Rate Several...

Nontraditional College Students are More Common Now

Nontraditional College Students are More Common Now

According to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey School Enrollment Supplement, 18.9 million people were enrolled in 4-year colleges in 2018, compared to 20.4 million enrolled students in 2011. Two-year institutions also saw a...

Marriage, Divorce, and Student Loans

Marriage, Divorce, and Student Loans

While marriage is about love and commitment, there are also legal factors to consider before taking part in this union. For those already married and considering divorce, the legal ramifications of this separation take center stage. Whether you are thinking of tying...

How to Avoid Student Loan Scams

How to Avoid Student Loan Scams

When you are facing student loan debt of any kind, it is understandable that you will latch onto any concept of assistance. Let’s face it, paying down student loan debt can feel like an unending process where progress is impossible. The more desperate you become and...

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