Guest post by Julia Lippman Leading up to my 26th birthday, researching health plans was not high on my to do list. This birthday marks my official exit from the young 20s and a hop, skip and a jump away from 30. If you’re like me, you’ve taken full advantage of the Affordable Care Act, [...]
You spoke up, and Congress listened. A strong bipartisan majority in Congress just passed a bill that prevents student loan interest rates from doubling for more than 7.4 million low- and middle-income students and their families on July 1. Without action, the increased interest rate for undergraduates receiving subsidized Stafford loans would have resulted [...]
Back-to-school season is full of changes: heading to school, choosing new classes, meeting new friends. With all of the excitement, student health insurance can slip through the cracks. But health coverage is critical to make sure students stay healthy and financially secure. Young adults need health care just like everyone else. Preventive care is vital [...]
As students pack their bags and pick their college courses for the fall semester, a sense of uncertainty hangs in the air. Can students actually afford this? In hacking away at the budget, Washington is debating drastic cuts to the Pell Grant program, which helps the nation’s lowest income students pay for college. Nearly 10 [...]
September 23 is the day that an important part of the new health care law- a provision that allows young adults to stay on their parent’s insurance until age 2- becomes law. It’s the day that many young Americans will gain the security and peace of mind that comes with knowing you can get covered. [...]
It’s early Sunday afternoon, and your family is gathered around the flat screen to take in the day’s biggest football game. There are snacks, cheers, jeers, great plays, and heartbreaking fumbles, all before the first commercial break.