Weekly Round Up – April 04, 2014

loanBefore we get to the good reads!

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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

Debt LoanBefore we get to the good reads!

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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…]