Archive for November, 2015

CNN Money: College Scholarships Aren’t Free Money

November 16, 2015 | Uncategorized

It is National Scholarship Month, which means high school seniors are being exhorted to scoop up free money for college.

Forbes: Are Student Loans A Ticking Time Bomb?

November 5, 2015 | Uncategorized

Could student loan debt be a catalyst in the next financial crisis? While some are familiar with the issue, many are unaware of the problem it poses. In this article, we will examine the data and explain it in simple terms. We will discuss the number of student loan recipients, the average loan per student, and most importantly, the amount of student loan debt as a percentage of the national debt. We will also reveal the reason behind the recent explosion in the student loan program.

CNN Money: What college costs this year: $43,921

November 4, 2015 | Uncategorized

This year, private colleges are charging an average of $1,476 more than last year. And public schools are charging $617 more for in-state tuition, room and board, according to the annual report from The College Board released Wednesday.

Time: College Board Says Tuition Rose Faster Than Inflation Again This Year

November 4, 2015 | Uncategorized

College got more expensive again this fall, the College Board reported today. Published tuition and fees rose about 3% from last year even though the government reports there has been basically no inflation in the rest of the economy over the past 12 months.