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Generation Screwed: Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression

Generation Screwed: Why millennials are facing the scariest financial future of any generation since the Great Depression0 I am not a Millennial, but I consider this long and in-depth article a must-read . "This is what it feels like ...

Forum topic - Poet - Dec 15 2017 - 5:07pm - 22 comments

Student Loan Debt

In the midst of our current crisis, should my finanical priority be focused on paying off my student loan debt or preparing for an economic collapse?  I'd like to try to pay it off as fast as possible, but preparing is costly too.  Any ideas? ...

Forum topic - Kdonohue11 - Apr 29 2013 - 5:27pm - 3 comments

Why does it seem we borrow more than we spend?

If you are like me, you read about us borrowing more than we need to each month to fund the deficit, and wonder what kind of ponzi that might be fueling? We seem to have our answer in a piece yesterday by Mish; ...

Forum topic - Jim H - Jan 23 2011 - 2:29pm - 1 comment

Student loan debt growing at a rate of $2,853 per second

The number grows to a rate of $90 billion annualized. This can also be considered a stimulus as this $90 billion goes towards faculty salaries, rents, utilities, cleaning companies, accounting firms, In addition, students typically borrow more than ...

Forum topic - Subprime JD - Nov 3 2010 - 9:40pm - 3 comments

Student Loans

I'm new here, apologies if this has been discussed before, point me in the right direction if it has. I saw Chris speak via video-link yesterday at the Transition Towns Conference in London, and I'm a U.S. post-grad student currently studying ...

Forum topic - millerem - May 24 2009 - 6:14pm - 17 comments

Next bubble: Student Loans/Academia Bubble

I read some future trends Gerald Celente sees happening in the near future one being the collapse of the overpriced college industrial complex.  I just wonder what new programs the Obama administration will prop up in order to battle this bubble, lol. ...

Forum topic - Kurosawa - Mar 3 2009 - 6:19pm - 7 comments

Student Loans are they worth the risk?

With student tuition price doubling the rate of inflation is it a wise investment to go to school with the coming economic storm?  Generally speaking one may say that it is the responsible thing to do.  But as we are moving towards a drop in our ...

Forum topic - Kurosawa - Jan 6 2009 - 3:18am - 4 comments