The Student Loan Bubble

As a recent college graduate, I am considered “lucky” to have finished my four-year degree in, well… four years. I paid the in-state tuition bills as opposed to the ridiculous out-of-state cost that some students incur and I walked away from higher education with ONLY...

STRS – The 4 Things You Need to Know

    In 2009, the State Teachers Retirement Board (STRS) started planning ways to “strengthen the financial condition” of their retirement system.  Much like Social Security, the projected numbers for the teachers’ retirement plan looked dismal at best....