Decisions affecting college debt
Over the last 4 years, during our travels, we’ve had the pleasure of enjoying the talents of many street musicians. I always contribute a little to show my appreciation. But what goes through my mind is the real possibility that this young person could very well be paying off college loan debt.
The average college student graduates with $37,000 in college debt.
But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Decisions made as a family as well as by the student are made LONG before college begins which either lead to school debt or freedom from debt.
I agree that the cost of higher education is huge in many cases. The same state school I attended more than tripled over the 30 years between when I left and when my children started.
As I was growing up, the conversation never began, ‘If you go to college’ it was always, ‘When you go to college.’ And all 4 of us kids graduated from either a...