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Sponsored Advertising Content “Ask The Experts” is written and provided by Scholarship Media. It does not reflect the views of The Collegian or its advertisers. What happens to my student debt if something bad happens to me? As if being ...

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Debt Debacle

Sponsored Advertising Content “Ask The Experts” is written and provided by Scholarship Media. It does not reflect the views of The Collegian or its advertisers. The economy is picking up according to all reports. Is the student loan crisis going ...

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Student loan debt could be next threat to economy

In recent years student loan debt has drastically increased and may become the new ‘mortgage-style’ threat.

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Credit cards and college students do not mix

Whether you are purchasing a textbook at the Kennel Bookstore, looking to stock up on groceries at the local supermarket or buying a pack of your favorite gum at a gas station, the process is always the same once the cashier sees you whipping out that piece of plastic from your wallet.

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Managing student loan debt

Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the opportunity to get out of Washington and talk with folks across the country about how we can create jobs and get our economy growing faster.

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Obama needs to get serious on the debt

During the summer, in the midst of the debt ceiling fracas, President Barack Obama said this about himself: "I’m prepared to take on significant heat from my party to get something done, and I expect the other side should be willing to do the same thing if they mean what they say."

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The FAFSA fiasco

This time of year is economically stressful because while working adults are focusing on filing their taxes, many students are also completing their Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

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Student loans: What you should know

As tuition and fees begin to increase for CSU’s and UC’s alike, students are turning to various ways of paying for their education.

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Back to a humane economy

The United States is in dire straits. Our country is $13 trillion in debt, with a $1.4 trillion deficit. According to the Heritage Foundation, entitlement spending—Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid—will completely consume all federal revenues by 2052, meaning that all ...

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When will we learn?

According to Kevin Williamson at National Review Online, America’s debt is “more than all of the money in the world.” If this doesn’t wake our country’s leaders up to the debt/deficit crisis we are currently facing, nothing will. On the ...

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Credit card debt: a lasting mistake

Not only does turning eighteen mean you can buy cigarettes and adult magazines, but it also means you are lucky enough to have your name added to a database.

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Revamping New Year’s resolutions

With the first month of the new year over many people are keeping strong to their proposed resolutions.

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