Research + News | Topic: Finances
May 21, 2021
Parents Expect To Pay At Least $26,000 Annually To Send Their Kids To College
Seven in 10 parents are feeling nervous about paying for college this year due to the financial impact of COVID-19. Read the article here.
Dec 23, 2020
Why College Students Around The Country Are Going On Tuition Strikes
College tuition is a large financial burden—especially now—and students want to see change. Read the article here.
Sep 16, 2020
A Majority Of Young Adults In The U.S. Live With Their Parents For The First Time Since the Great Depression
The share of 18- to 29-year-olds living with their parents has become a majority since U.S. coronavirus cases began spreading early this year, surpassing the previous peak during the Great Depression era. Read the article here.
Jan 27, 2020
The Grim Reality Of Millennials Who Rely On Their Parents For Money
Despite a decade-long expansion and record-low unemployment, studies suggest that between 60% and 70% of 18- to 34-year-olds rely on their parents for financial assistance. Read the article here.
Jan 7, 2020
I Killed My Teenager’s Fancy College Dreams. You Should, Too.
Forty-five million Americans owe a collective $1.6 trillion in student debt. One columnist describes why her daughter won’t be one of them. Read the article here.
Jul 31, 2019
College Financial-Aid Loophole: Wealthy Parents Transfer Guardianship Of Their Teens To Get Aid
Education Department, universities are investigating the practice, which has been used in the Chicago area. Read the article here.
Jul 15, 2019
America’s Youth Think They Can Save The World And Get Rich
From tech to finance and the arts, college students and recent graduates believe they can have it all. Read the article here.
May 13, 2019
As College Debt Rises, So Does Interest In Teaching Financial Literacy
After languishing for a few years, support for teaching money-management skills to high school students has reignited, financial literacy advocates say. They attribute much of the newfound interest to worries about mushrooming student debt. Read the article here.
May 10, 2019
Teens Ponder How To Pay For College, But Not Much
When it comes to paying for college, most teens like the idea of not taking on debt, according to a new survey by Junior Achievement. Overall, however, teens haven’t given much thought on how to fund their educations. Read the article here.
May 8, 2019
Perceptions & Realities of Paying For College
Ascent Funding’s 2019 national study of students and parents explores their perceptions before starting college and the impact of reality once the college experience begins. Read the report here.