Date Filter: 10/2016

Research Suggests Student Loans Negatively Impact Long-term Wealth

Oct 19, 2016
Student loans

New evidence shows that student loans can damage one’s financial situation in the long run. In many cases, students have to choose between paying back student loans, or saving in higher yielding investments. Such individuals forgo the wealth benefits of investing in assets with the appropriate risk profile. This, in turn, reduces long term net worth. Recent research from Karthik Krishnan (Northeastern University), Birzhan Batkeyev (Northeastern University) and Debarshi Nandy (Brandeis...

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