Financial education key to reducing student loan stress

It is estimated that a quarter of American adults currently have student loans to pay off, and most do not have the financial literacy to manage debt successfully. The average student in the Class of 2016 has $37,172 in student ...

Is student debt keeping Americans away from marriage?

Having a student loan could influence whether America's young adults first union after college is marriage or cohabitation. This is according to a study published in Springer's Journal of Family and Economic Issues. Lead ...

Is student debt responsible for 'boomeranging' among young adults?

While student loan debt has reached an all-time high, with the average college graduate owing $30,000 in student loans, it does not increase young adults' risk of "boomeranging" or returning to their parental home, according ...

Student debt and economic hardship

Students who come out of college with debt—especially larger amounts—are more likely to face hardship and financial difficulty during their lives, finds a new study from Washington University in St. Louis.

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