Posts Tagged:debt

The Importance of Learning How to Create a Student Budget

Although debt has become the norm for many people, especially college students, it is important to know that it doesn’t have to be that way for you. Budget. This is a word that many do not want to hear, but the reality is the younger you are when you learn how to not only budget but live…

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The Best Strategies for Repaying Your Student Loans

By Angela Wills Spring commencement has come and gone. It was a wonderful and exciting time for graduates and their families to celebrate their educational accomplishments. Now, a few months have passed, and you’ve settled into the real world with adult issues. The time is quickly approaching for your first payment of your student loans.…...

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Black Enrollment Is Up, But Graduation Rates Are Down

By Angela Wills The higher education system has seen a large increase in the number of Black students enrolling in colleges and universities. However, on a national level, the graduation rate is disturbingly low, averaging approximately 45%. This is a rate of nearly 20% less than the rate of white graduates. There are several factors…

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Is Your Degree Worth the Paper It’s Typed On?

By Angela Wills Reports indicate that students who opt to attend for-profit colleges are left with a mounting amount of student loan debt. This causes many to wonder, who would actually attend a college like this, and for what reason? The answers to these questions may surprise you. Millions of students have received degrees from…

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Sean “Diddy” Combs Gives $1 Million to Howard University to Help Those With College Debt

Well, some students at Howard University are going to be very happy. Why? Because Sean “Diddy” Combs just gave Howard University $1 million to help “anybody who can’t pay off their financial aid.” That’s right! It is Christmas in the fall for some lucky students. Why did Combs choose Howard University? It could be because…

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