We all know that student loans have been growing out of control. But how much? A new chart in The Atlantic compares the growth of student loans with the growth of household debt:
What’s astonishing about this chart is that even the blue line–representing household […]
Grad students: Say “bye, bye” to subsidized Stafford loans! While Congress was busy in early August figuring out if they’d pay back the money they already spent, they managed to stick a provision in the debt ceiling bill that kills the subsidies on Stafford loans for all graduate students. The Chronicle of Higher […]
In light of Bachmann’s recent win in the Ames straw poll, a totally meaningless poll in which the Iowa GOP faithful pay to vote and, astonishingly, have a good track record of picking the eventual nominee, I present the following without comment:
From Bachmann’s […]
A true bubble is when something is overvalued and intensely believed. Education may be the only thing people still believe in […]
There’s been a few stories in the news highlighting student loans and higher education. The first, “Seeking Arrangement: College Students Using ‘Sugar Daddies’ To Pay Off Loan Debt,” from the Huffington Post, says it all with its title. Students are being enticed into prostitution by the lure of education. […]
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