Americans are drowning in student debt. Collectively, 43 million adult Americans have racked up $1.5 trillion in federal student loan debt, PLUS another estimated $119 billion on student loans from private sources that are NOT backed by the government. The average student loan payment is $393 per month, and an estimated 40% of borrowers expect to default on their loans by 2023.In this blog, we’ll discuss seven options that could help you save money during your higher education years. Some of these are not ‘conventional,’ but I included them to make you think outside the box!
Having a full-time job while I transitioned my career at 23 wasn't an option, it was a necessity to survive. As a full-time student in California, working during my college years afforded me experience, and money to live. Here's How Working During College Benefitted My Career.