All posts tagged "debt"

  • students, university of louisville, U of L
    Study: KY ranks fifth in student default rates

    By Kyeland Jackson — Many of the Commonwealth’s students cannot pay their loans, ranking Kentucky fifth in national student default rates. A new report by LendEDU details the findings, dividing student debt averages and percentages by states, districts...

    • Posted March 2, 2017
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    U of L seminar to teach students financial literacy

    By Jared Thomas– Students can learn about credit reports and budgeting in financial literacy seminars Jan. 25 and 26 in Ekstrom Library. The seminars will be run by Money Smart Week, a product of a partnership between...

    • Posted January 23, 2017
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    U of L saves $90 million by restructuring debt

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L saved $90 million recently by restructuring its debt. The university’s current debt is around $251 million. Revenue from Jim Patterson Stadium, the Home of the Innocents and the Health Sciences...

    • Posted June 1, 2016
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  • Grawemeyer Hall U of L
    U of L Foundation receives negative debt rating

    By Kyeland Jackson — Moody’s, a debt rating service, has changed the U of L Foundation’s rating from “stable” to “negative,” according to a statement released by the group May 23 and a report by the Courier-Journal. The rating...

    • Posted May 27, 2016
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  • Dear Seniors: Do you want to go into grad school debt or do you want to be awesome instead?

    By Rae Hodge– My mailbox has been spewing glossy, 8-page advertisements for MA programs since last August. They’re high-quality print stock brochures from nearby universities which promise an easy academic transition into urban planning, law school, and...

    • Posted March 27, 2013
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  • College debt outweighs post-academic opportunities

    By Lee Cole– What if there was a network of institutions across our nation specifically designed to take as much money as possible from you, all the while leading you on with false promises of future wealth...

    • Posted February 7, 2012
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  • Despite high unemployment of recent grads, students still believe a degree is their best bet

    By Caitlyn Crenshaw– As seniors study for the second to last finals of their college careers, the question looms: what’s next? All are plagued by the daunting task of securing a job in the dismal economy that...

    • Posted December 6, 2011
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  • Students get creative to stay in budget for the holidays

    By James El-Mallakh– If you’re strapped for cash during the holiday season, why not take a clue from some other students who are in the same financial quandary? “I like to do sort of art stuff and...

    • Posted December 6, 2011
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