Let’s face it folks: no matter who you are, it’s easy to see that the student loan situation is simply out of control. (Well, unless you’re Sallie Mae or Navient). With all the student loan propaganda thrown our way, it’s no wonder so many people believe that student loans are the only way to pay for college.
Any sensible person can see the nearly $1.6 trillion in student loan debt as something that needs a solution right now. Part of the problem is figuring out how to make that number stop growing, and to ensure that education is affordable.
The political aspect of it aside, there is one thing that we can control at all times: our decisions. We have the ability to say no to the student loan insanity and take a different path to pay for college and graduate school.
The culture says there is no other option, that the only way to pay for a college education is to go tens of thousands of dollars in debt for any degree you want. Somehow it will all come together after you finish that program.
Well, if that was the case, we probably wouldn’t be talking about a student loan crisis, would we?
So here’s what we can do. The leader in the charge against the student loan crisis right now is Anthony ONeal, one of the newest personalities at Ramsey Solutions. In October, he released his new best-selling book Debt-Free Degree and it is an absolute hit!
In the book, he details how it is absolutely possible to pay for college without debt in America. Contrary to what the media say, you don’t have to sign up for indentured servitude. The options are not limited to ignorance or bondage.
Anthony is touring across America showing families a counter-cultural narrative. You can be a part of something better and reject the lies that have been perpetrated for decades.
Anthony’s book is just one of the resources that are out there. As a law student myself, I am current in the midst of paying for a degree (one that costs $1,200 per credit hour, mind you!). I could have taken the easier-now approach and accepted student loans to pay for the degree, but I chose to take the road less traveled.
I earned a good scholarship from my school because of my undergraduate GPA and LSAT score. I applied to several schools and was able to negotiate a higher scholarship amount at the one I chose to attend.
Ready to learn how to pay for college without debt? Pick up a copy of his book right now to ensure that your child will get a degree the smart way. Both you and your student will be glad you did!