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Politics

White House announces $7.4B student debt cancellation to give 'breathing room,' takes dig at House GOP

The White House on Friday will announce it is canceling an additional $7.4 billion in student loan debt for 277,000 borrowers.

Politics

Two-thirds of colleges mandate DEI courses for graduation, report finds

A new report by Speech First investigated 248 colleges from around the U.S. and found that two-thirds mandate DEI courses to satisfy general education requirements needed to graduate.

Media

Missouri AG files lawsuit over Biden's latest student loan handout attempt: It's 'illegal'

Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey outlines why his state is taking legal action against the Biden administration over the president's lastest student loan handout push.

Lifestyle

Mike Rowe details ‘shift’ in the path to prosperity: ‘Entering a whole new time’ of smart money

MikeRoweWorks Foundation CEO Mike Rowe discusses Gern Z's shift toward pursuing a trade and away from college education.

Media

Welding pioneer describes the trade industry as 'an absolute no brainer' in today's economy

Tyler Sasse, the owner and founder of Western Welding Academy, said welding is a career that will continue to be in demand even as AI wipes out many white-collar jobs

Millions of borrowers to see student loan payments drop in July after SAVE adjustment

Instead of calculating student loan payments using 10% of a borrower's income, they'll be calculated using 5% of a borrower's income starting in July.

Media

Viral TikTok trucker argues industry is great alternative to a four-year college degree: 'Golden ticket job'

The 24-year-old social media sensation, who has garnered nearly two million followers on social media, described going into trucking as the best decision he 'could have ever made.'

Lifestyle

Towering tuition at New England's top colleges, universities reach over $90K a year

Tufts University, Wellesley College, Boston University and Yale University topped over $90,000 a year for tuition and housing costs.

Lifestyle

College savings should start in kindergarten and kids should be involved: financial expert

Gregg Murset, CEO of the app BusyKid, says it's better to start saving for child's college education early and have them help with the responsibility along the way.

Media

You don't need to go to college to find your dream job, 'degree free' entrepreneur says

TikToker and entrepreneur Hannah Maruyama shared how "degree free" jobs can be more lucrative than many careers that require college degrees.

Politics

Biden 'cancels' nearly $6B in student loans for public sector workers

Around 78,000 public sector workers are about to have their student loans canceled in a $5.8 billion plan announced by President Biden Thursday,

Lifestyle

NYU student is 'penny-pinching' every weekend traveling to Florida for internship

Setting aside $500 every week, NYU student Vincent Campanaro flies from the city to the Ritz-Carlton in Naples, Florida, for an "incredibly competitive" internship.

Crime

Former NYU, Yale official pleads guilty to stealing money meant for equity programs

Cindy Tappe, former finance director for NYU's Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and Transformation of Schools, pleaded guilty to stealing millions.

Education

Would?you?agree?to?skip?college?for?$100,000?

Parents and students are questioning whether the cost of a?college?degree is worth it and now Peter Thiel has a new solution… it’s called?skipping?college.

Personal Finance

Students may qualify for a financial aid refund from their college under new Education Department proposal

With FAFSA errors and rising education costs, the return of unused financial aid may be a welcome relief to students.

Politics

Biden admin's botched financial aid rollout under investigation by watchdog

The Biden administration's botched roll out of the new financial aid application system for students and their families has resulted in colleges pushing back admissions deadlines.

Media

'Wolf of Wall Street' says college a 'complete waste of time' for most students: 'Avoid it like the plague'

"Wolf of Wall Street" Jordan Belfort argued more young people would benefit from financial literacy classes and said for most degrees college has proved to be "a waste of time."

Small Business

Successful entrepreneur ditches college degree for 'hands-on experience'

Floor Coverings International owner Krista Farney reveals how she became a successful entrepreneur through on the job learning and without higher education.

Economy

Student loan boycotts can't stand. Here's how we make them pay up

Borrowers' current strategy involves a literal "boycott" of repayments, a concerted effort to compel the federal government to annul federal student loan debt.

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