Its not clear how many deceased students Navient is chasing for money but the company has been riddled with controversy In 2005, Sean Bennett took out a student loan with Sallie Mae, in 2010 he graduated from college and in 2011, when Sean was 23 years old, he died in a car accident. At
Ann Brenoff’s “On The Fly” is a column about navigating growing older ― and a few other things. The big question people always ask when it comes to retirement is “How much money do I need to save to retire comfortably?” And the big answer ― $1 million ― sends many of us into a
Most of us do not understand the challenges with taking out student loans. She could make more by using her skills learned while she was earning her doctorate. Doctors know how to write well. A job is not a solution for repaying back a student loan. Teachers know how to teach and create course
She’s Still Paying Off Student Loans
“Oh heck yes,” Ocasio-Cortez told Elite Daily when asked about loans. “I’m definitely still paying these off.” She campaigned on canceling all student debt and offering free tuition.
Before Karyn Chylewski and her husband got married, they spent several adventurous years together traveling and sharing new experiences. Once the Gen-Xers tied the knot, buying a house seemed like the obvious next step. “We took a swing at the old American Dream,” she said. “It was super exciting at first … it was
Through a survey, they found that 60% of LGBTQ students regret taking out student loans, and more than a quarter of respondents feel that their debt is not manageable. Queer students face an uphill battle against student loan debt, falling even further in the debt hole than their peers.
In this extract of her new book, Guardian columnist Alissa Quart explains how the middle class faces a uniquely American predicament: being squeezed economically and psychologically Michelle Belmont’s debt haunted her. It was almost unspeakable, but it was a raw relief when anyone asked her about it. She wanted people to hear about her
How to Kill Your Student Loans
The US is one of only four countries in the world with no government-subsidized maternity leave while 36% of the workforce are contract laborers with no access to benefits America’s birth rate has fallen to a 30-year low, let the hand-wringing and finger-pointing begin. It’s those selfish women, wanting careers before kids! Or, gasp,
Image copyright Getty Images Students are paying artificially high-interest rates, says a cross-party committee The tuition fee system for England’s universities is ripping off students and giving taxpayers poor value for money, says