Is College worth it today?
In this new edition of the College Experts Talk podcast, join Felicia Gopaul and Deborah Figart as they answer the question at hand and as they talk about one of the biggest issues students face today: Handling student loan debt.
Deborah Figart is the director of Stockton Center for Economic and Financial Literacy (SCEFL). The Center houses the southern regional office of the New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education (NJCFE), which is an organization designed to improve financial literacy for New Jersey citizens by promoting teaching personal finance to people of all ages. Equipped with her academic experience and numerous publications, Deborah is committed to the whole concept of financial literacy. She teaches a range of courses and levels from graduate courses in school finance and labor-management relations to a first year seminar on financial literacy.
To get more out of this podcast, listen and get valuable insights on:
– Recent updates on Student Loans and their effects on the student population in America
– Understanding the whole cost of attendance to a school and its impact on your budget
– Some interesting higher education statistics
– The importance of researching your work study and loan options to get better interest rates as well as the amount of debt load that you should consider
– Common sense budget guidelines when taking in student loan debt
Students are better served to know information like this. Don’t miss this edition on the College Experts Talk. For more resources, here are some websites that will aid you towards financial literacy :
Here also is a link to download Deborah’s article, “Debt from student loans is crippling a generation”.
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