Back to School: Is That College Degree Worth the Debt?

With an average student loan debt reported to be around $23,000 for recent graduates, is a college education worth the price?


The Distribution of Student Loan Debt

While the topic of student loan debt has centered on recent graduates entering the workforce, the analytic lens has also focused on other groups repaying educational loans, including parents, graduate students, and those who drop out of school. 


Student Loan Debt: The College Catch-22

Recent findings that student loan debt has topped $1 trillion have raised eyebrows for more than just young people with high monthly payments suffering in the labor market.


Student Loan Debt Hits $1 Trillion

A new high-water mark for outstanding student loan debt has washed over the heads of young people looking to establish careers and older workers seeking retraining. According to a study conducted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), that mark hit $1 trillion at the end of 2011.


Analyzing and Using Salary Survey Data Webinar - ERI Distance Learning Center

This introductory webinar will discuss practical guidelines that may be used for identifying, selecting, analyzing, and using market data to complete essential tasks in determining external competitiveness and establishing an effective market-based pay program. The importance of communicating the compensation program effectively will also be discussed, and practical tips will be provided to assist you in "getting the message" to your employees so that they may understand and, ultimately, buy into the program.



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