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millennials vs gen-x

Millennials vs Gen-X – How Are They Paying for College?

Recent undergraduates are graduating college with far more debt, in fact just about record setting financial debt, as reported by new research of more than 400 students throughout the United States surveyed by Credit Sesame. In general, regardless of the skyrocketing cost of higher education, Millennials (everyone born between 1981 and 2004) have a more […]

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What to do When Your Parents Won’t Pay for College Tuition

With college tuition costs continuing to rise faster than the rate of inflation, more parents are struggling with the idea that paying for college is exclusively a parental responsibility.  The average yearly cost for tuition, room and board at a 4 year public university now costs $16,614 and $39,569 at a private university.  That puts […]

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Two Tips to Tackle Student Loan Debt

With the election season upon us, many issues are coming to the forefront ahead of the 2016 election season. One of the more controversial issues has been student loan debt. Traditionally, student loan debt hasn’t been the most interesting topic for politicians and mainstream media. That being said, student loans have become such an enormous […]

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Millennials are Paying for College With Less Student Debt

With the average cost of a four year degree at a public college approaching $19,000 per year, paying for college without taking on crippling levels of student debt is a high priority for today’s millennial.  Here are some strategies for reducing the amount of student loans required to pay for a college degree.   Start […]

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5 Things To Consider When Applying for a Student Loan

Each year, 20 million students attend college in the United States. Approximately sixty percent borrow money to cover the expenses of tuition, textbooks and fees, yet most still feel uneducated when it comes to making a decision about which student loans to apply for and use to pay for a college education. Here are 5 […]

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