Because the CPI is an index showing percent changes, it is helpful sometimes to see actual price changes for items like new cars.
There is much more to see about student loans than a $1.7 trillion total when we decide how much Congress might forgive.
It’s tough to find a real “list price” for a college tuition. According to NY Times money columnist Ron Lieber, the price charged by one school can vary considerably. Sort of like we all pay a different fare for the…
Calculating the value of college involves what we spend, what we sacrifice, what we earn, and some other surprising considerations.
Like other new goods and services that people invent, the Income Sharing Agreement (ISA) is a financial innovation that pays for college tuition.
With debt and delinquencies multiplying, a student loan crisis could be developing but on the other hand, not necessarily.
With higher college tuition and less wage growth for college grads, still, the college wage premium and its opportunity cost make college worth it.
On the post secondary institution side of the student loan crisis, eligible Title IV schools charge higher tuition than similar non Title IV schools.
When are you willing to share what you have earned? College tuition? While the yearly sticker price for Duke, Harvard or Wellesley is close to $60,000, not everyone pays it. At Wellesley College, close to 40% of all students pay…