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It’s Time to Kick This New Mafia in the Balls

Just look at this chart! If you were born in 1980, you only have a 50% chance of making more money than your parents. But if you were born in

Education

One Failed College, Two Big Lessons

I’ve always been fascinated by daytime television. It’s not the soap operas and Judge Whomever shows that captivate me, it’s the ads. To judge by what people are selling, there

Education

Nobody Wants a Stupid Kid – Here’s How to Start a Proper College Fund

Nothing – and I mean nothing – will change your life as dramatically as the birth of your first child. It’s a wonderful moment and one that I hope everyone
Education

New Baby? Before You Start a College Fund, Do This

Nothing – and I mean nothing – will change your life as dramatically as the birth of your first child. It’s a wonderful moment and one that I hope everyone gets to

Education

After This, Higher Education Will Never Be the Same Again

I’ve been a long-time financial supporter of my alma mater. Even though I philosophically disagree with some of the positions of the administration, there’s never been a doubt that I’m

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Tidying up the Student Loan Mess…but Who’s Paying?

for those spending borrowed money, times are changing. Borrowers get to wash their hands of debt, but at what cost?

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Do You Know the Role Education Plays in Wealth Inequality?

There’s any number of figures out there that paint a grotesque picture of wealth inequality: The top 5% owns some 62% of all the wealth (maybe you’ve seen it higher),

Education

Don’t Turn A Blind Eye! Student Loan Debt Affects Us All

There used to be an interesting warning etched into the side mirrors on cars. It read: “CAUTION — OBJECTS IN MIRROR ARE CLOSER THAN THEY APPEAR.” It always struck me

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Will College Tuition Ever Stop Increasing?

It’s not often you get to say you have something in common with a billionaire, let alone with Mark Cuban (owner of the Dallas Mavericks and one of the stars

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Where Do the Unemployed Go? Back to School…

People, en masse, are a powerful force. That’s the Dent Research thesis in a nutshell. We’ve long shown how people’s predictable spending patterns drive economic booms and busts. Since consumer