Securing a college education can yield a variety of financial and nonfinancial benefits, but the rising costs—and the student debt that often results—can impact the financial well-being and personal life choices of households. This article examines the demographic, financial, and other differences between those with and those without student debt. Join with the authors to learn how financial planners can use these results to assist clients and their families in minimizing the long-term impact of student debt.
Speaker: Courtney B. Baggett, PhD, is the director of the risk management and insurance program at Troy University. She holds the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Associate in Surplus Lines Insurance (ASLI) designations. Courtney earned her PhD at Florida State University in 2016. .
Speaker: Cassandra R. Cole, PhD, is chair of the risk management/insurance, real estate, and legal studies department in the College of Business at Florida State University. She also serves as the director of the master’s of science in risk management and insurance (MS-RMI) program. Cassandra earned her PhD from the University of Georgia in 2002.
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Read the article in the January 2022 Journal of Financial Service Professionals: