Student Loan Debt: Paying it Back

For those graduating, the celebration is well-deserved. But with the celebration comes the daunting task of paying the price tag associated with a college education. Student loan debt is one of the biggest issues facing our country today and according to Student Loan Hero, total student loan debt now outpaces total credit card debt in the […]

Conversations with an (Almost) Congressman: Jodey Arrington

Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, is no stranger to Washington, D.C., having worked for President George W. Bush. He is now trying to get back to the capital as a congressman. Arrington is one of two candidates vying for the District 19 congressional seat in the May 24 runoff election. If elected, he hopes his previous experience in Washington will give […]

Conversations with an (Almost) Congressman: Glen Robertson

From restructuring LP&L to dealing with Snow Storm Goliath, in his past four years as mayor, Glen Robertson, R-Texas, has seen it all. Now, he is hoping to hold a new office in Washington, D.C. Robertson is one of two candidates vying for the District 19 congressional seat in the May 24 runoff election. He hopes […]

Debt Relief Ahead

With President Obama’s efforts to drop the rate of repayment of student debt to 10 percent of a graduate’s monthly income, the president is pushing to help students become debt-free citizens, according to the White House. Klaus Becker, an economics professor at Texas Tech, said he believes this motivation is for the students, and it […]

Understanding Student Financial Planning

Sallie Mae’s Smart Option Student Loan provides undergraduate students with the choice of three repayment options: a deferred repayment; fixed repayment; or interest repayment, according to the Sallie Mae website. Photo by Alicia Keene   Sallie Mae has been a go-to for many college students when it comes to student loans. Sources like this and many […]

10 Things To Know

1. Yall Come Back Now: Jeb Bush has uncovered his new six-point plan for immigration reform. Fox News 2. A Star is Born: After making a game-winning shot in his high school basketball game stretching about 55 feet from the basket, Khalil Edney’s life has taken an extreme turn. NY Times 3. Come As You […]

10 Things to Know – January 31st

Superhero Sensation: Tony Stark/Ironman falls to pieces in this new Iron Man 3 movie poster. Catch the Super Bowl spot this Sunday. – Media Mayday: The New York Times has been having hack attacks from China over the last four months. China’s Ministry of National Defense offended by accusations. – The New York Times […]

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