Financial Considerations in Continuing Your Education

National attention to student loan debt makes us reevaluate the value of higher education, how we get it, and how we pay for it. What can you do as a student to maximize your return on your higher education investment? Program Director Kristen Obst has advice. ...more

5 Tips for Paying Off Debt When You Earn Peanuts

It's one thing to pay off your student loan or credit card debt when you're a lawyer or doctor earning over $100,000 a year -- but it's a whole different ballgame when you make $30,000, with bonuses! I was one of those crazy starry-eyed kids who racked up thousands of dollars in college debt. I earned almost useless psychology and literature degrees that don't translate to big bucks (or even medium-sized ones)....more