Weekly Round Up – May 15, 2014

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Young Adults, Student Debt and Economic Well-Being: 

Student debt burdens are weighing on the economic fortunes of younger Americans, as households headed by young adults owing student debt lag far behind their peers in terms of wealth accumulation, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of government data. About four-in-ten U.S. households (37%) headed by an adult younger than 40 currently have some student debt—the highest share on record, with the median outstanding student debt load standing at about $13,ooo. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – May 02, 2014

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Ukraine’s failure to pay gas debt may cut gas supply to Europe – Russia’s energy minister: 

Ukraine’s growing gas debt may lead to the failure of the country’s transit obligations and the reduction of gas supplies to south-eastern Europe, said the Russian Energy Ministry. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – April 25, 2014

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Students can avoid drowning in debt with student loans: 

Students should only borrow money they feel comfortable repaying, a representative of a local credit union said in a session on building or rebuilding credit. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – April 04, 2014

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Student loans is second largest source of debt in US households, says recent study: 

Steven Sabel, a former firefighter, decided to go to law school after a knee injury prevented him from returning to duty. He had wanted to be a lawyer since he was young.

Sabel, now a second-year student at UCLA, is financing his degree almost entirely on loans. Tuition at the UCLA School of Law costs more than $45,000 a year, and Sabel expects to graduate with around $200,000 in debt. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – March 21, 2014

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. Who’s to blame for exhorbinant student loan debt? 

Every so often some politician makes it their (brief) mission to address the burdens of overwhelming student loan debt. Universally overlooked is that these students chose their institutes of higher learning knowing exactly what the costs of education would be. They intentionally overlooked smaller, less prestigious schools such as State colleges or Community colleges — not to mention technical or trade schools — in lieu of high-priced universities with name recognition. [Read more…]

Weekly Round Up – March 14, 2014

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A Few Good Reads

Here are a few of my favorite reads from the past week.

1. 7 pieces of terrible debt advice: 

Asking for advice is one of those things that can either be helpful or disastrous — it depends on the topic and who’s offering tips.

When it comes to get-out-of-debt advice, the stakes are high, so choose your advisers carefully and keep an open mind when it’s time to make decisions. It’s not so much that there are good choices and bad choices as it is being able to decide what’s best, based on your unique situation. [Read more…]