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As I See It: Multipronged approach needed to curb student loan debt (Telegram & Gazette, Aug. 7, 2016)

By Daniel M. Asquino, Ph.D. and Gail E. Carberry, Ed.D. The bright red cover of the August issue of Consumer Reports features this prominent quote: “I kind of ruined my life by going to college.” These are the words of 32-year-old registered nurse Jackie Krowen of Portland, Oregon. Ms. Krowen, it seems, has $152,000 in […]

The Gardner News – Loan Survivors: Community colleges looking to increase financial literacy as student debt mounts

GARDNER – With the May 1 deadline for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) fast approaching, student loans are again at the forefront of national discussion as college graduates leave school under an unprecedented burden of debt. Last week, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., continued her Middle […]