These Students Are Winning the Most Private Scholarships

College is expensive. And, college is getting more expensive each year. The rising costs of tuition, room & board, and textbooks has made it difficult for the average American family to afford a college degree. Before you apply for a student loan, you should look for scholarships and grants to help cover your cost of […]

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Survey Finds Student Debtors Think Student Debt is Bigger Threat Than ISIS

Summary: ​Online poll of 3,364 college graduates with student loan debt Bernie Sanders wins (36%), Donal Trump second (26%), Hillary Clinton third (13%), Undecided (26%) Student loan debt voted as a bigger threat to the United States than ISIS 43 millions Americans holding $1.3 trillion in student debt The Class of 2016 graduated with more […]

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2016 College Students and Personal Finance Study

We are excited to release the results of our 2016 College Students and Personal Finance Study. This study was designed to test current college students on basic personal finance knowledge and to gain insight into the ways in which current college students are managing money. There is a lack of financial literacy in the United […]

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March 2016 Survey – College Students Know Almost Nothing About Consumer Credit

In January, we traveled to a few local college campuses to survey current student loan borrowers. Over the course of a few days of surveying we found that our nation’s college students know almost nothing about student debt. The results of the survey were equal parts surprising and disturbing. This month, we returned to those same […]

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March 2016 Study – What Does Your Email Domain Say About Your Credit Score?

In 1972, Ray Tomlinson invented the first email. As a contractor at Bolt Beranek and Newman, Tomlinson choose the @ symbol to denote sending messages from one computer to another. In other words, for anyone using internet standards, sending an email was simply a matter of nominating [email protected] Unfortunately, on March 5th 2016, Tom

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LendEDU’s College Risk-Reward Indicator (CRRI) 2016

College is expensive. Really expensive.. So expensive, that College Board reported that the average student at an in-state public school should expect to pay about $19,548 this year. And, the average student at a private nonprofit should expect to spend about $43,921 this year. Keeping up with the rapidly rising costs of higher education isn’t easy. Savings, [&

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February 2016 Student Loan Borrower Survey (Part 2)

The 2016 Presidential race is starting to pick up. In the coming weeks Nevada and South Carolina will host their highly anticipated primaries. After that, the majority of Americans will be making the trip to the ballot box in March and April. At LendEDU, we work to help the more than 43 million Americans better […]

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February 2016 Student Loan Borrower Survey

Today, one in seven Americans currently has student loan debt. If you’ve recently graduated, this fact should come without surprise. Higher education is expensive, and increasingly students and families are turning to student loan debt to finance their education. Tuition hikes, generous loan limits, and the recovering economy has pushed the outstanding amount of stud

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January 2016 Student Loan Borrower Survey

Earlier this month we traveled to a few local college campuses in search of student loan borrowers. Today, 7 out of 10 graduates are leaving campus with a student loan statement in hand. And, the average graduate is leaving campus with just over $37,000 in debt. As you might expect, it wasn’t that hard to […]

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LendEDU’s Top 13 University Entrepreneur Programs

If you want to be an entrepreneur, but aren’t sure just how to start, there is no need to worry – you are certainly not alone. More people today are starting businesses, with the ease of using the Internet to connect with potential customers. It makes sense to work in a field you love, rather than […]

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