The federal government is expected to forgive at least $108 billion in student loan debt, according to congressional investigators. The plans calculate the monthly payback payment as part of a borrower’s income.  And it extends the term of the loan from 10 years to up to 25 years. After that, the remainder is forgiven. The Obama administration has encouraged…

Because of the college tuition debt they have shouldered, many Millennials are wary of credit card debt. Fewer than a third of Millennials — anyone between age 18 and 35 — have a credit card. That’s a record low percentage, according to recent statistics. Stefanie O’Connell, who graduated from New York University with a degree…

The more than 1 million International students at universities and college in the U.S. added $32.8 billion and more than 400,000 jobs to the U.S. economy during the 2015-2016 academic year. Those numbers come from economic data compiled by the Association of International Educators (NAFSA). NAFSA is the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education, with 10,000 members…

Many organizations publish rankings of universities, both international and American. So how do you find reliable rankings, and just how important are they anyway? To get started, here is a list of a few sites to check out for international rankings: Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities This ranking provides a list of the…

A recent study says that many students who attended for-profit colleges were worse off financially than they were before going to these schools. Students who attended for-profit private colleges in the United States to learn a trade made less money than before they enrolled. Also, the report by the National Bureau of Economic Research found there were lower…