We’ve already talked about how damaging too much student debt can be for young grads. But did you know that young women can be hit the hardest by debt overload? That’s because women earn, on average, only 79¢ for every $1.00 earned by men. That wage gap is true even for highly educated women MBAs and […]
Some of you may have read our recent blog story about the Palm Beach County student who amassed $212,000 in student debt but no degree. His experience shows how student debt can go tragically wrong. Without some form of debt relief, he’ll be haunted for the rest of his adult life by the mistakes he made as a young […]
It’s every student’s (and parent’s) college debt horror story. A Palm Beach County college student profiled by the local newspaper racked up $212,000 in debt studying at the University of Miami’s music program, with no degree to show for it. Now he’s dropped out of UM and is continuing classes in information science at the local community college, trying to pay […]
“More than a fifth of Florida’s students loans — 21.5 percent — are delinquent or in default,” writes Donna Gehrke-White of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, based on data released by WalletHub.com, a personal finance website. Nationwide, about 11% of loans – or half that amount – are late or unpaid, says Gehrke-White. What’s behind Florida’s significantly higher default rates? Many […]
About Mari Adam, CFP®
Mari Adam, Certified Financial Planner™ and President of Adam Financial Associates Inc, has been helping individuals and families chart their financial futures for twenty five years. Mari has appeared in publications such as Business Week, CBS MarketWatch, Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s, Newsweek, and Money Magazine.
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