Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship will likely cost the moon, and could have catastrophic effects for New York’s higher education system.
The most striking thing about fixing American higher education is that the direct costs look surprisingly small. The major obstacles are political, not financial.
This has nothing to do with discrimination against young people brought here illegally. It has everything to do with sound and prudent business practice.
In 1965, John Cresswell Keats wrote a book that compellingly argued college wasn’t worth it for most students. Too bad we didn’t listen to him.
‘The Small Dollar Lending Rule’ would put massive restrictions on the short-term, high-risk loan industry—an industry that millions of Americans rely on.
I went to college and learned to think, from which I’ve concluded I shouldn’t have gone to college. Don’t find yourself in the same situation after graduation.
You can’t trust a college degree to provide job security or a good education, but that doesn’t mean there are no schools out there worth attending.
Want debt-free college? Essentially everyone can get that without using the force of government to grease the palms of Hillary’s cronies.
Only once you have broken out of your current perspective can you break out of self-induced poverty (a.k.a. your bad habits), and into prosperity.
If you’re motivated, you can flip your finances from a dismal cycle of paycheck to paycheck to an impressive investment in your present and future.
College students from Baylor to Oberlin are right: they’re being exploited and oppressed. They’re just aiming their fire at the wrong part of the system.
We can’t whine about our representatives spending our kids into debt slavery when we’re buying more college than we can afford and depending on taxpayers to pay our medical expenses.
Graduates in the class of 2014 held an average of $28,950 in student loans, the highest ever recorded.
Getting more people into college is about more money for bankers, not benefitting young people and society.
Young people are taking out increasingly large loans for education that has increasingly fewer returns.
Yes, the cost of higher education is too high. Yes, it’s difficult to pay back loans. But you signed up for it.
Mark Cuban explains how free market-based solutions, not Clinton’s foolish plan, will make colleges more affordable.