This Week in Student Loans: January 24January 24, 2020
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This week in student loans:
- A Zero Based Budget Helped This Woman Pay Off $215k Worth of Student Loan Debt in 4 Years
- Court Cites Student Loans As Reason To Deny Bar Admission To New Lawyer
- Student Loan Debt Is a Key Factor for Gen Z When Making Career Decisions
A Zero Based Budget Helped This Woman Pay Off $215k Worth of Student Loan Debt in 4 Years
When Cindy Zuniga accomplished a major milestone when she graduated from law school in 2015, however, she also came out with $215,000 in student loan debt. See how she managed to eliminate her debt in just four years by both refinancing her student loans and using a zero based budget.
Source: ABC News
Court Cites Student Loans As Reason To Deny Bar Admission To New Lawyer
Student loan debt can sometimes be a barrier to obtaining professional licensure, specifically for teachers, doctors, and nurses. For one recent graduate of law school, her student loan debt played a significant role in her being denied a license to practice law.
Student Loan Debt Is a Key Factor for Gen Z When Making Career Decisions
A recent survey found that Gen Z’s concern over student loan debt is a key factor in their career decisions, causing many to prioritize finances over passion when it comes to their fields of study. The study found that an overwhelming 61% of college students would take a job they’re not passionate about due to the pressure to pay off their student loans.
Source: Yahoo News
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