Monday morning, Roland Martin (@rolandsmartin) went in on twitter about student loans!
I was able to screenshot a majority of the best tweets and posted them below. Mr. Martin brought up a very real topic in our community today. He was very candid, as he always is, and laid it out very plainly for all of his followers. He is a huge proponent of education, but warns that college educations come with a cost. He mentioned how he was accepted to Texas Christian University (TCU), but turned the opportunity down because of his family's finances. He encourages all current and future college...
Obama pushes to keep low student loan rates:
Wacky ways to pay for college:
New CEO of McDonalds:
David Banner on consumer's buying power:
College Graduates, Need To Start Saving:
Education is a cornerstone of American society and most of us can agree that the typical "American Dream" described to us as children includes graduating high school, going to college and then getting a "good job" to support your family.
The American educational system is sometimes a hot topic in politics but most recently it hasn't been present in political debates but instead in snide remarks.
Over the weekend GOP Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum stated to a crowd "Obama wants everyone to go to college, what a snob." (Note in Santorum's eyes if you value education your a snob) Santorum's...
By Junious Williams IV
It seems like yesterday, I was a college sophomore awaiting a BIG college refund check. I eagerly checked my Cougar One card waiting for the money to be deposited. I had it all mapped out. I was set to receive about $1,000 by mid September. Coincidentally, that’s right around my birthday. It was perfect. Why not enjoy a little? I quickly dismissed my mother’s warnings not to waste any of my refund money. “That’s enough money for you to live off of for the entire semester,” she said. What does she know right? I was in college and it was my second year. It was time...