The Virtues of a Summer Job

Working in the summer is less common among teenagers now as more do volunteer work or take classes. But as one educator said, “Summer jobs are a great idea.”. via NYT Your Money

The New Toll of Student Debt in 3 Charts

The average debt load is flattening out, a new analysis of federal loan data shows, but college isn’t getting cheaper. Many students are hitting their borrowing cap, and parents are filling the gap.. via NYT Your Money