Get an Education, Even if It Means Borrowing (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)

You may be doing all you can to prepare for the price of education after high school, but if your savings, grants, and scholarships aren’t quite enough, do not overlook student loans as a means to gaining the education you need to make the big bucks. In the October 2018 issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance, you will learn about student loan basics.

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Education Level: 6-8 9-12 College Non-educators
Subjects: Personal Finance Current Events Data Literacy
Concepts: Employment Income Incentives Paying for College Role of Government
Resource Types: Publication Lesson
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