Max Vanegas

Max conducted research for LendEDU around topics such as student loans, credit cards, and consumer spending.

Articles by Max Vanegas:

01
Feb
Colleges With the Least Student Loan Debt Per Borrower in the Midwest

The American Midwest, commonly referred to as the Heartland, is perhaps the most diverse region in the United States in regard to its geographic landscape and commerce environment. The 12 states that compose the Midwest include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. On one hand, the re

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,
31
Jan
Colleges With the Least Student Loan Debt Per Borrower in the Southwest

The space that stretches from Los Angeles, California to El Paso, Texas along the Mexican-U.S. border is what can be considered the Southwest United States. Besides the deserts, mountains, and rivers that run through this awe-inspiring terrain, the region is also home to 11 million people. The two most densely populated cities are Phoenix, with a population [&hel

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,
31
Jan
Colleges With the Least Student Loan Debt Per Borrower in the Rockies

The Rocky Mountains, commonly referred to as the ‘Rockies’, are a mountainous region that stretch 3,000 miles from the northern-most part of British Columbia in Western Canada, to New Mexico in the Southwest United States. The striking landscape is surrounded by public parks and forest lands, which over the years have drawn in mass amounts of tourism, [&helli

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,
30
Jan
Walmart vs. Amazon: Which is Cheaper?

Walmart and Amazon are two of the largest and most notable retail entities in the world. Both have a common goal: to convince consumers that they can provide all of their consumption needs at the lowest costs. Amazon, which operates almost exclusively online, has primarily drawn customers through convenience. Today an Amazon Prime account costs […]

Posted in: Personal Finance, Reports,
25
Jan
The 100 Small Public Colleges with the Least Student Loan Debt Per Borrower

Opposed to universities in some other countries, many public colleges in the United States have a history of burdening their students with rather sizable amounts of student loan debt. Although these schools may not be as expensive as private institutions, they can still cost a pretty penny. In England, the most expensive university, Regents University in London, rea

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,
24
Jan
Would You Reveal Your Credit Card Debt to the World?

A large contributor to credit card debt is that people don’t check their account balances enough – often because they are afraid of what unsightly financials might be lurking behind those password-protected doors. If these consumers don’t like knowing how much credit card debt they themselves have racked up, then they definitely would

Posted in: Credit Cards, Reports,
19
Jan
The Top 50 Colleges With the Best Financial Aid Counseling Programs

Paying off any kind of debt can be an uphill battle. Now take that hill, cover it in a sheet of ice, throw on a half foot of snow, add some money-hungry debt collectors chasing you, and you have what can be imagined as the student loan debt repayment process. Depending on where you land after graduation, […]

Posted in: Financial Aid, Reports,