A Parent’s Guide to Insurance for College Students
Students heading off to college, especially for the first time, face many insurance issues that they or you may not have considered. Here's a quick look at four of those issues.
After High School Alternatives to College
After graduating from high school, many students think the only thing they need to do is go to college. While a college degree can be beneficial, it is not for everyone. There are five alternatives to college that students should think about once they graduate high school. 1. Volunteer If a person is not sure […]
Student Borrowing Continues to Increase–Pew Research Center
An article from Pew Research Center, "The Rise of College Student Borrowing," details the continued rise of student debt. The report was based off of Pew analysis of National Center for Education Statistics data. The analysis and report reveal that the level of borrowing has increased sharply over the past 15 years. Among Pew Research Center's findings:60% of students are borrowing.Average debt for those borrowers graduating with bachelor's degrees has increased to increased to about $23,000.A greater percentage of students at for-profit schools borrow money than students at not-for-profit schools, and such students tend to borrow more.
Parenting, Part II: First weeks can be tough for college kids
A couple million sets of U.S. parents just realized a dream: They sent sons and daughters off to colleges. Most immediately set their sights on a new dream: attending graduation ceremonies at those colleges.But right about now, some are getting the first clues that might not happen. A few know it won't — because their kids have already dropped out.