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26
Jun
LendEDU’s 2017 Internship Report

It’s summertime, and that only means one thing. No, not baseball, barbecues, and beaches like you may have been thinking. Summertime is internship season! Having an internship is one of the best ways for an ambitious college student to gain valuable experience in the working world, establish a network of professionals, bolster their resume, and, […]

Posted in: Reports,
22
Jun
How to Avoid Student Loan Forgiveness Scams

Across the country, college graduates are having difficulty making their student loan payments. With the cost of tuition skyrocketing at both private and public universities, it’s little wonder that so many borrowers are drowning in student loan debt and looking for student loan help. When so many people are struggling with a certain problem, scam […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
19
Jun
70% of Millennials Believe U.S. Student Loan Debt Poses Bigger Threat to U.S. Than North Korea

The year may be different, but 2017 presents many of the same vexing issues, both at home and abroad, that have plagued the United States for years. War in the Middle East rages on, Washington D.C., and the entire country for that matter, remains fiercely divided along party lines, and for every threat that is […]

Posted in: Reports, Student Loans,
16
Jun
Should You Use a Personal Loan in an Emergency?

One of the fundamental principles of personal finance is having six to twelve months’ worth of living expenses set aside in cash reserves to be used in the event of an emergency. The only certainty in life is that the unexpected will happen, and it can be costly. Whether it’s the loss of a job, […]

Posted in: Personal Loan Uses (2), Personal Loans,
12
Jun
Large Majority of Millennials Say Instagram Is the Most Influential Social Media Platform When It Comes to Online Shopping

One minute you’re scrolling through one of the many social media platforms, and the next minute you’re entering your credit card number to buy something. This sequence of events has become commonplace in 2017. Social media apps have become adept at finding out what we want and pushing us to buy those products that we never […]

Posted in: Reports,
09
Jun
The 75 Best Places to Buy a Home in Arizona

In recent years, the state of Arizona has become an increasingly popular destination for Americans looking to find a place that they can call home. Much of Arizona is home to a very forgiving climate that rarely gets too cold. The warm temperatures throughout the state have made it particularly attractive for older folks looking […]

Posted in: Reports,
07
Jun
LendEDU’s Class of 2017 Career Report

The month of June signals the start of summer and the end of college graduation ceremonies. If they have not done so already, newly-minted alumni will soon make the transition from students at their universities to employees at the first companies that hires them. During the 2016-2017 school year, 1.9 million bachelor’s degrees are expected […]

Posted in: Personal Finance, Reports,
06
Jun
The Best 100 Towns in Alabama for Starting A Small Business

A community is not a true community without at least a few small businesses. Small businesses can become staples, or even institutions, in a town if the conditions are so that a mom and pop shop can flourish. There is nothing quite like walking into a local store and having the attendant say, “What are […]

Posted in: Reports,
06
Jun
The Best 100 Towns in Virginia for Starting a Small Business

Small businesses are the backbone of the United States. In addition to propping up local economies and providing residents with jobs, small businesses add to the sense of community in a town. They become the local gathering spots where locals congregate to discuss any and everything. Plus, when you buy from a small business, you […]

Posted in: Reports,
06
Jun
The 100 Best Places to Buy a Home in Florida

Whether it is for vacation, work, or something more permanent, people love to be in Florida. Perhaps, it is because of the beautiful weather that exists year round in the state. But, there is more to Florida than the weather and beaches. Florida has a number of economic sectors that make the state appealing for […]

Posted in: Reports,