It’s no secret going to college is pricey. From tuition and books to lodging and food, things can add up fairly quickly. These guides will help you along the way and answer questions that students may not get the answer to by going to class.
Student loans and the cost of college are two issues that have been getting increasing attention over the past decade with the total outstanding student loan debt now approaching $1.7 trillion.
There is no shortage of stories about student loan borrowers who have had their liv... Read More
Recent analyses have shown that the cost of college tuition has increased 178% between January 2000 and June 2022. With tuition rates so high and student loan debt a topic of political debate, it’s no secret that many are questioning the value of a college degree today.
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Biden’s student loan relief plan, which would cancel up to $10,000 in federal student debt for borrowers, and offer an additional $10,000 of relief to borrowers who received Pell Grants, was blocked on Friday, October 21 by a federal appeals court.
Republicans argue that the... Read More
The cost of college has risen rapidly over the past couple of decades. It’s no longer feasible for students to cover tuition costs by picking up part-time work or summer jobs. Today, students either need to rely on student loans or a college fund started by their parents.
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Earlier this month, former President Donald Trump called for the abolition of the U.S. Department of Education, which monitors, distributes, and establishes the policies for federal financial aid. This comes after former Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos stated at a conservative... Read More
Although most colleges and universities do raise tuition by a small percentage each year (for example, for the 2021-22 academic year four-year public universities raised tuition by 1.6% on average), many schools are being forced by inflation to hike up their tuition by as much as... Read More
As President Biden potentially inches closer to a deal to forgive some student loan debt, Intelligent.com wanted to find out how those who have already paid off all their student loans feel about the prospect. We found that a majority of former borrowers support loan forgiveness,... Read More
One of President Joe Biden’s most memorable campaign promises was his pledge to address the student debt crisis. And, in recent days, he seems to be inching closer to a deal that would forgive up to $10,000 in student debt per borrower, with a few exceptions.
We asked 1,000 ... Read More
Despite its rather dramatic decline in recent months, interest in investing in cryptocurrency is still soaring. You can now use crypto to pay for a number of goods and services including cars, computers, and insurance, so why not use it to save for a college education?
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