Let’s say you or your child gets accepted to Stanford or Harvard, an elite private college that consistently ranks in the tippity top of higher ed rankings and where graduates tend to get the best jobs with the best pay. But here’s the catch: It’ll cost close to $200,000 to attend. In the grand scheme of life, is it worth it?
The fate of interest rates on federal student loans has been in limbo for nearly a month. Well, Congress has come up with a fix that deal will save students money in the short term but could end up costing them more. Find out how.