Congratulations Class of 2016 – You Graduated With the Most Debt Yet!

When it comes to student loan debt, the Millennial generation is used to setting records. In 2012, student debt stretched to a record number of households – nearly 1 in 5 – with young adults bearing most of the burden. That figure was up from just 15 percent five years prior. In 2013, the total…
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Democrats Have Baked Harmful Incentives Into Student Loans

It should come as no surprise that college graduates are no dummies. If you tell us we can take out an unlimited amount of subsidized student loans, that our monthly payments will be capped (based on our level of income), and that our loans will be forgiven in 10 years, that’s a recipe for free-ish…
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We Shouldn’t Settle for the Status Quo of Higher Education

Policy arguments are usually pretty easy to predict. So when Hillary Clinton unveiled her proposal to solve the college cost conundrum I could see the arguments that both sides would make. Liberals would argue that the plan didn’t go far enough because she didn’t promise to make college “free,” just make it easier for students…
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Generation Squeeze: How Millennials are Feeling the Pinch from All Sides

Young adults are being squeezed from all sides. The job market gains that other age groups have seen has yet to filter down to young adults. As Landon Dowdy recently reported for CNBC: The good news is the job market is finally rebounding. The bad news, at least for millions of millennials, is that finding…
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