A $7,500 College Degree in 12 Months?

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Last week at Freedom Is Groovy, we got into a rollicking debate over the value of a bachelor’s degree. I took the controversial position that a bachelor’s degree is a scam. And, of course, I got gently lambasted for this position. James over at Retirement Savvy and Vicki over at Make Smarter Decisions made some … [Read more…]

The Five Most Disturbing Results from the Student Loan Borrower Survey

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I recently came across the Student Loan Borrower Survey from LendEDU. LendEDU published it in January, 2016 after sending a team to various US colleges to find student loan borrowers. They interviewed 477 undergraduate and graduate students and concluded that current student loan borrowers know nothing about their student loans. Here are the five most … [Read more…]

College: Crony Socialism at Its Worst

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College is a giant freakin’ scam! I don’t know what disgusts me more about college. The medieval muumuus it forces its graduates to wear at graduation? The fundamentalist progressive culture it maintains with all the subtlety and good nature of a rampaging elephant? Or maybe it’s the debt slavery it foists upon any poor soul … [Read more…]

Frugal Ways to Get a College Degree

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Mrs. Groovy and I are old. So we love hearing from millennials about their adventures in personal finance. One millennial we are particularly fond of is Lila (Jaime) Donovan. Lila is a college student/artist who blogs over at Artsy Finance. If you get a chance, please visit her sites. I think you’ll enjoy her unique perspective … [Read more…]