Tag Archives: economy

Is Student Loan Forgiveness for All Students a Good Idea?

Student loan forgiveness has become a topic of conversation lately. Elected officials in Washington, D.C. (and in all 50 states, for that matter) have been racking their brains trying to figure out ways of getting the economy back on track and cultivating job growth.  The unemployment rate remains high, and consumer confidence has plunged recently.  Meanwhile, Americans are still in…

Should I Stay in School or Enter the Job Market?

Many college students and recent grads these days are asking themselves, “Should I stay in school or enter the job market?” – especially as the recession just keeps on going without an end in sight. We’ve all heard (or perhaps experienced first-hand) the horror stories about recent college graduates who had maintained a good GPA, done internships during their summer…

President Obama to Discuss State of the Economy Tonight

If you’re worried about the economy — and let’s face it, who isn’t these days? — then you’ll probably have some interest in events happening tonight in our nation’s Capital.  At 7:00 EST tonight, President Obama will address Congress to unveil his new plan for creating jobs.  According to CBS News, the plan is expected to include about $400 billion…