Tag Archives: student debt

10,000 word article on student debt cancellation misses the critical valid reason to do it

10,000 word article on student debt cancellation misses the critical valid reason to do it

I’ve been hearing people seriously talk about cancelling student loan debt for at least a decade, probably more. Granted, almost everyone who’s for it has student debt, and most everyone against it doesn’t have student debt, so I appreciate conflict of interest here…but this is ad hominem, there are valid reasons both for and against […] … learn more→

The student as prostitute…now in the UK

The student as prostitute…now in the UK

I’ve covered before how many college graduates now become prostitutes to help pay off their student debt, but that’s only addressing what happens after a student graduates and realizes her degree is worthless and has no choice. A far larger share of students become prostitutes, or semi-prostitutes (at the risk of splitting hairs) while still […] … learn more→

The Supreme Court and the student loan scam

The Supreme Court and the student loan scam

I often request an end to the student loan scam, but I seldom discuss why we have so many of our kids ready and willing to destroy themselves with student loans. Even if we destroyed the supply (student loans), we’d still have immense demand for accredited college degrees. So as I sit here being pumped […] … learn more→

$100,000+ student debt stories

$100,000+ student debt stories

YouTube is such a fine resource for learning things. It’s only drawback (beyond the way how it supports pedophilia and censors counter-narrative views) is the one common to any learning tool: if you don’t know what you should know, you’re unlikely to learn it. Today I’ll highlight a couple stories which strike me as fairly […] … learn more→

How to avoid getting financially hurt with College debt

How to avoid getting financially hurt with College debt

Getting a professional education — and job in the wake of graduating — is well worth juggling some college debt for some individuals. However, you are ensured to wind up with only laments on the off chance that you have debts yet no degree. Around 45% of individuals who are no longer in college and […] … learn more→

Avoid high student debt and dropping out by asking these 4 questions about any college

Avoid high student debt and dropping out by asking these 4 questions about any college

Even though for-profit colleges get a bad rap for being predatory and leaving students saddled with debt but no degree, a significant number of private nonprofit and public colleges have the same issues. For example, a recent analysis examined 781 colleges where most students borrow and few can repay their loans. While the analysis found that 73 percent of […] … learn more→

The UK student finance system needs shaking up – for the sake of poorer students

The UK student finance system needs shaking up – for the sake of poorer students

Students from the poorest households in England now graduate with the highest levels of debt. On average the poorest 40% of students owe around £57,000 after three years of study, compared with an average of £43,000 for students from the richest third of families. This outcome is due to the way the student finance system is currently set […] … learn more→

Student loans for survival, not education

Student loans for survival, not education

“I’m getting a new bong.” –when I was at a fake school, I overheard a student boasting what he was going to do with his Pell Grant “refund.” When a student, or someone posing as a student, goes to college, he can easily qualify for Federally guaranteed student loan money. Over half the country can’t […] … learn more→

How the new Administration will affect your student loan debt

How the new Administration will affect your student loan debt

With student loan debt on the rise and more borrowers struggling to make their monthly payments, many people are anxiously awaiting the direction President Trump’s administration will take on student loans. Those hopeful for the new administration’s approach to student loan debt look to campaign promises demonstrating favorable repayment plans and student loan forgiveness.  Others […] … learn more→