The Virtues of a Summer Job by ANN CARRNS


By ANN CARRNS

Working in the summer is less common among teenagers now as more do volunteer work or take classes. But as one educator said, “Summer jobs are a great idea.”

Published: July 12, 2018 at 07:00PM

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The New Toll of Student Debt in 3 Charts by TARA SIEGEL BERNARD and KARL RUSSELL


By TARA SIEGEL BERNARD and KARL RUSSELL

The average debt load is flattening out, a new analysis of federal loan data shows, but college isn’t getting cheaper. Many students are hitting their borrowing cap, and parents are filling the gap.

Published: July 10, 2018 at 07:00PM