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Thinking about borrowing against your home to send your kids to college? Think again

Thinking about borrowing against your home to send your kids to college? Think again

When the time comes to send their children off to college, many parents in the U.S. take out loans, draw from savings and earnings and – as some financial advisors recommend – borrow against their homes. In a study we published earlier this year, we found a hidden danger that parents face when they borrow heavily to […] … learn more→

College “turning” into Grade 12.5…at best.

Absolutely there are legitimate institutions of higher education (most states have a “flagship” university that is allowed to be legitimate). Outside of these special places, however, standards went into freefall years ago. This has led to many community colleges being unhinged, with what actually goes on in the classroom unrelated to what, on paper, is […] … learn more→