Morehouse 2019 graduates are shocked, relieved and inspired by being debt-free

Already feeling the achievement of breaking generational curses and conquering the daily mental challenges of being a Black male college student, many of the members in Morehouse College’s class of 2019 are still in shock after billionaire businessman Robert F. Smith announced that he will pay off their student loan debt. Smith’s gift is a game changer […]

8 ways to reduce student loan debt

College graduation is near, which means it will be time for millions of students to start paying back those student loans. Student loans are one of the biggest reason Americans have debt. Reducing or eliminating student loan debt can be trying, but here eight ways to get that balance under control. Pay a little extra […]

Mother of 3 dies suddenly, parents left with her $200,000 student loan debt

When California pastor Steve and Darnelle Mason suddenly lost their 27-year-old daughter Lisa to liver cancer in 2009, they had no idea their grieving would be compounded by harassment, desperation and possible financial ruin. A mother of three, Lisa amassed $100,000 in student loans via a private loan to fund her nursing school education. Her […]