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The Deeper Costs of College Debt

Not only is a college education a door to higher wages, but providing that education is an important segment of our economy and a huge source of good paying jobs. Lower tuition costs would create a financial hardship for most colleges and the some 4,000,000 people employed in higher education.

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Why Shifting Tuition Payments to Retirement Fund Seldom Works

College graduation is obviously a cause for celebration. When the graduate is the youngest child, some parents have an extra reason to rejoice: no more tuition payments. At the end of the college years, many parents who have chosen to fund their kids’ education find themselves behind on funding their own retirement. One popular solution […]

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Is College A Waste Of Money?

If the premise of a new book, Academically Adrift, is correct, college might be just a waste of money.  In spite of soaring tuition costs, more and more students go to college every year. A bachelor’s degree is now required for entry into a growing number of professions. And some parents begin planning for the […]

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