Rising Student Debt Among Seniors Threatens to Wreck Their Retirement
The CFPB reports that nearly 40% of borrowers 65 and older, a fast-growing segment of student-loan debtors, are in default.
Former FDIC Chair Bair Has a Plan to Reduce Student Debt
Now president of Washington College, Bair likens the student loan crisis to the home mortgage crisis she dealt with in the past.
U.S. Is Collecting Student Loans It Promised to Forgive
The debtors are former students of for-profit Corinthian Colleges, which filed for bankruptcy in 2015 while under a cloud of fraud investigations.
Graduate Students Receptive to Financial Advice, Despite Debt Load: Study
Graduate students are most receptive to investing, retirement techniques, which bodes well for university education programs.
Should Students Be Financially Literate Before They Take on College Debt?
Financial literacy courses could help student borrowers avoid delinquency or default, according to the director of GW's financial literacy center.
16 Best & Worst 529 College Savings Plans of 2016: Morningstar
Of the 63 plans Morningstar rates, almost half have a neutral rating and all three plans with a negative rating are sold by advisors.
Financial planning that helps families avoid college debt
This is how one advisor developed a strategic vision to help parents incorporate the cost of their children’s college education into the family's comprehensive financial plan.
College Gets More Expensive, Again
Tuition and fees at private and public schools alike keep rising faster than inflation.
To Attract Students, Colleges Offering Loan Debt Insurance
A student loan debt insurance program may help advisors and their clients with college-age kids narrow down their list of ideal schools.
Brown University Endowment Posts 1.1% Loss in ‘Challenging’ Year
The smallest endowment in the Ivy League lost $3.2 billion in the fiscal year that ended June 30.