Student Loans

Why Student Loan Payback Assistance Will Be The Next Big Benefit March 7, 2018

Student loans are a ripe area where financial educators and corporate human resources departments can make a difference. Yet in both cases they are moving

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Financial Education More (not Less) Valuable Amid Student Loan Upheaval

May 24, 2017

This is what critics mean when they argue that the financial world moves too fast for financial education in the classroom to be effective: President

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Will Trump’s Budget Ax Spare Funding for Financial Literacy Programs?

March 17, 2017

The U.S. government directly spends about $130 million a year on financial literacy programs. Most of that appears to have survived President Donald Trump’s first

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Rising Rates? Don’t Miss This Teachable Money Moment

March 15, 2017

Low interest rates are a fact of life for young people. The last time the Federal Reserve raised rates in a systematic way was 2006,

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Hello? Anybody in HR Seeing Young Workers’ Money Stress?

March 8, 2017

Most college students with loans worry about their ability to repay. For many, worries turn to something closer to fear once they are in their

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Why a Character Like ‘Credit Squirrel’ Works for Millennials’ Financial Education

February 9, 2017

Millennials generally post dismal financial literacy scores. Yet the stakes are especially high for this generation, having come of age without the security of a

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The Surprising Reason Boomers Need to Know More About Student Loans

January 17, 2017

The student debt problem goes way beyond young people becoming so financially strapped they are unable to launch their life. These loans totaling $1.4 trillion

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How a Financial Literacy Course Helps Students Compare Loans to Potential Pay

December 21, 2016

In recent decades, more education has meant higher salaries. But will that be the case going forward? Part of any financial literacy course in high

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