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Understanding the True Cost of Student Loans

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Jul 09, 2019
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Student loans, Income-share agreements

Working with student loans can be a stressful and difficult process, especially when it comes to understanding the actual cost of everything involved. It may look reasonable initially - borrow money, then pay it back - but there are actually more than a few potential complications along the way. Like an iceberg, many of the hazards involved in taking out a loan are under the surface. There are several factors involved in determining interest, both at the time of taking out the loan and while...

Student Loans and Their Impact on Career Choices

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Dec 17, 2018
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Student loans, Income-share agreements

In an era of skyrocketing tuition costs and repeatedly slashed public education budgets, increasing numbers of American students have resorted to taking out loans in order to fund their education. Doing so saddles the student with a heavy burden of debt; the total accumulated student debt in the United States has been recently valued at approximately $1.5 trillion and rising,1 accounting for roughly 10% of all documented household debt.2 Statistics for students graduating in 2016 reveal that the...

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