Student loan debt is at an all time high — and it’s hitting African-American students the hardest. According to a study by the Brookings Institution, there are racial debt disparities in low-to-moderate income students. Black students leave college with an average debt of $27,000, while White students incur an average of $20,000. Student load debt facts: Black […]

President Barack Obama unveiled a new streamlined process for college students and their parents applying for financial aid.

Howard University students took to Twitter to express their reported constant struggle with administration, dorm life, and financial aid.

In 1990 Indiana created the 21st century Scholars Program which created a scholarship program for low income and working class families that provided  full four year tuition scholarship to for their children to attend college in Indiana.  In 2012 the program is still going strong but with several critical changes.  On a special two hour […]

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — A campaign to promote new businesses and create jobs, bringing together government agencies and businesses such as Intel and IBM, was launched Monday by the Obama administration. The Startup America Partnership aims to support overall entrepreneurship — with a focus on high-growth, job-creating industries such as clean energy, medicine, advanced manufacturing […]