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At a time of stagnant wages, high student debt and dead-end jobs, it’s no surprise that millennials in their 30s are now dreaming of dropping out of the rat race and retiring early. But presenting this as a goal achievable…

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To the Editor: A university president I know was invited to an Obama administration meeting regarding default rates on student loans. One administration official admonished the invited presidents on their default rates and the potential loss of funding if their…

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The first time I tried to vote, I stood in line in an elementary school hallway in Michigan. One class of kids had clearly been given an assignment to draw their favorite food, and I had a lot of time…

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It looks like congressional interns are going to get paid. As lawmakers continue to negotiate spending bills to fund the government through 2019, they’ve agreed on one thing: They’ll budget in $8.8 million for House intern pay and $5 million…

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Summer is an opportune time to refocus on student loan repayment. Follow this 21-point game plan and you’ll be on track to pay off your student loans faster. Begin your assessment with these three questions: 1) Do I understand all…

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On Aug. 17, the Internal Revenue Service released a private letter ruling that could make it easier for employers to use their 401(k) plans to assist their employees who are repaying student loan debt. Over the last decade, student loan…

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LANCASTER, Pa. — On an overcast afternoon this month, a block party was in full swing, the hot dogs were going fast, and Chris Underhill, freshly graduated from high school, was savoring a new milestone: He had registered to vote…

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Many of today’s leaders are concerned about the preparedness, industriousness, seriousness and dedication of the millennial generation: those born between 1980 and 2000 (give or take a year or two in either direction). They should be concerned. After all, millennials…

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Anyone with a student loan knows what it’s like to be given the runaround by their loan-servicing company. It turns out that this may be more by design than you may have suspected. Lawsuits against one of the largest servicers…

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Whether the nation’s $1.5 trillion student-debt problem represents a crisis is a matter of debate among policy makers and experts. But ask regular voters what they think and the answer seems pretty clear. More than half of Republicans, 67% of…

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The first rule for improving the historically lackluster voting rate for millennials is to never, ever call them that. That’s just one of the many nuggets in a major new research project that NextGen America, one of billionaire Democratic donor…

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For years we heard about how terrible Millennials are for the American workforce. Research suggested they’re lazy, disloyal to their employers and desperate for handouts. Now it appears painting Millennials with one broad brushstroke isn’t quite accurate. A recent report…

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