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Student Debt Is Keeping Millennials From Pursuing Their Entrepreneurial Passions

More than half of young entrepreneurs are women and a quarter are people of color

A majority (51 percent) of the 80 million millennials in the U.S. currently own or…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Why the U.S. Has a Student Loan Crisis and Sweden Doesn’t

Here's how the U.S. can change financial disaster into manageable debt

On Sunday I read “America Can Fix Its Student Loan Crisis. Ask Australia,” in the…

By Robin White Goode

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Cities With Most and Least Student Loans

Where Americans are struggling the most with student loans

You can get income-based repayment plans for federal loans if the loan represents a significant…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Graduation Season: Paying Off Student Loans

Options for getting ahead of your education debt

Consider paying off student loans while you are still within your grace period. You will…

By Carrie Pink

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Majority of Americans Think College Costs are Out Of Reach

Study finds opinions differ by gender and race

Be sure to take on this important investment with a realistic assessment of the costs…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How Much Should You Spend on College and Student Loans?

Calculating a college spending plan that won’t devastate your finances

The general rule of thumb for student loans is that you should not have to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How Your Student Loan Debt Can Reduce Your Tax Bill by at Least $2,500

Part 1 - The 411 on student loan tax breaks

That means that many borrowers may not be aware of all of the tax breaks…

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[Watch] Get Rid of Student Loan Debt in 3 Years!

B.E. Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale discusses often overlooked ways to tackle student loans

As student loan debt becomes a defining economic issue of our time, it’s more important…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How One Startup is Helping Its Employees Beat Student Loan Debt

LendEDU to offer employees $200 per month to pay off student loans

LendEDU announces plan to offer current and future employees $200 per month towards paying off…

By Courtney Connley

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Striking a ‘Rich’ Balance Between Saving for Retirement and Their Children’s Education

The Rich family finds the right balance between retirement savings and education costs

Parents feel a responsibility to help their kids get through college without an enormous debt…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Students With Lowest Debt Most Likely to Default

College dropouts least likely to snag high-paying jobs to pay off debt

Is high student loan indebtedness a problem? Or is it that some students borrow, don’t…

By Robin White Goode

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Is Your Student Loan Debt Affecting Your Child’s Education Plans?

Survey finds parent’s student loans hurting ability to help kids

For many, it’s more than guilt and emotions, particularly when it comes to younger parents.…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Watch] A Conversation With Millennials About Student Loan Debt Solutions

BE Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale talks money with millennials at Rider University

With student loan debt topping $1 trillion it is imperative that we educate students young…

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Federal Student Loan Borrowers: Income-Driven Repayment Now Available to All

REPAYE caps payments at 10% of income

All borrowers with federal Direct student loans have access to a new repayment plan with…

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[WATCH] Millennials Resorting to Payday Loans to Help Make Ends Meet

Here are some better ways to manage day-to-day financial challenges

“Millennials confront greater difficulties – including economic uncertainty, student debt – than those who came…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Changing the Habits That Got You Into Debt

3 tips that will help you make better choices

Still, our financial circumstances have as much to do with what we believe about ourselves,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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My Six-Figure Student Debt Nightmare

Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels shares his story

Don’t get me wrong. I value my higher education. I empathize with our colleges and…

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Debt-Free or Tuition-Free? The Presidential Candidates Debate

5 ways to minimize student loan debt

Although many students incur debt to earn a college degree, many go to school debt-free.…

By Robin White Goode

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CNBC’s Epperson Asking GOP Candidates the ‘Money’ Questions

“It’s the economy stupid”

“I want viewers to walk away understanding how their education, jobs, taxes, and financial security…

By Stacey Tisdale

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College Not Closing Wealth Gap for Blacks

Federal Reserve study finds massive wealth gap between Black and White College Grads

Surprisingly, the research finds that blacks with a college education not only fared worse financially…

By Stacey Tisdale

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