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College and Housing Bubbles

College and Housing Bubbles

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ANTONY DAVIES: To understand what’s going to be happening with the student loan bubble, it’s useful to understand first what happened with the housing bubble. To understand what happened with the housing bubble, it’s necessary to understand first how mortgage markets work. Let’s take commercial banks. Commercial banks loan money to borrowers, some of them […]

What is the Price of College?

What is the Price of College?

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Although the long-term benefits of a college education are clear, the price of tuition and other costs can be daunting for students hoping to obtain a postsecondary degree. But how much does it actually cost to go to college? And which types of colleges are the most expensive? Data from the National Center for Education […]

How college loans exploit students for profit | Sajay Samuel

How college loans exploit students for profit | Sajay Samuel

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Today 40 million Americans are indebted for their passage to the new economy. Too poor to pay their way through college, they now owe lenders more than one trillion US dollars. They do find what jobs they can get to pay off a debt that is secured on their person. In America, even a bankrupt […]

Trevor’s Grammy Nomination & The Department of Education’s College Scorecard | The Daily Show

Trevor’s Grammy Nomination & The Department of Education’s College Scorecard | The Daily Show

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A year with so many exciting nominees and a race we’re all excited to watch. And, no, I’m not talking about the election. I’m talking about the the Grammys. Nominations for 2020 Grammy Awards are out, and there’s a new class in town. Lizzo, one of three newcomers, leads the way with eight nominations, including […]

How Student Loans Work…EXPLAINED!

How Student Loans Work…EXPLAINED!

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Mike: Hey? Have you guys ever heard of Tyler Oakley? Well, Tyler Oakley has heard os student loans, cuz he had ’em. Big time. And so he and his friends at Big Frame have asked us to make this for you to explain how student loans work so you know, you guys can hae a […]

Higher Education Is A Financial Liability (WEIRD MONEY)

Higher Education Is A Financial Liability (WEIRD MONEY)

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– Have you ever seen a rich teacher? I have this vague recollection of a teacher in elementary school driving a Corvette, and this was in the 80s, when owning a Corvette meant that you were just super cool. Unlike today, when it usually means you’re an elderly dentist with a mail order bride. Robert […]

Why Is Higher Education So Expensive? – Learn Liberty

Why Is Higher Education So Expensive? – Learn Liberty

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STUDENT 1: My student debt will, most likely, by the time I graduate, be around $80,000 at minimum. STUDENT 2: Itís really complicated. I just donít understand how we have to pay so much money to get an education, especially in America. STUDENT 3: Itís overwhelming. I’m not sure what Iím going to do with […]

After the FAFSA: What Happens Next

After the FAFSA: What Happens Next

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So you’ve filled out the FAFSA. Now what? The information you submitted will be processed by the U.S. Department of Education’s office of Federal Student Aid, and the colleges or career schools you listed will be notified so they can begin their process of awarding aid. The great thing about filling out the FAFSA online […]

FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents

FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents

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♪♪ It’s time for your child to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA. The FAFSA is the student’s application. But, if your child is considered “dependent,” you will have to provide some information and sign it as well. If you aren’t sure if your child is considered a dependent student for […]

University VS College – What’s The Difference? Education Comparison

University VS College – What’s The Difference? Education Comparison

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The term university appeared in Middle English between 1250 CE and 1300 CE. It is older than the term college, which appeared 50 to 150 years later, but both of these words have Latin origins. College comes from the word collegium that means club, community, or society; and university from the word universitas, which means […]