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The founding team of Goodly: Hemant Verma, Gregory Poulin, Jack Richardson, Dylan Blatt

This startup wants employers to stop giving its workers lavish perks and start helping them pay their student loans

Students today graduate with $37,172 in debt. Here's how this San Francisco-based Y Combinator startup wants to help employees pay off loans faster.
Maine wants to help you with your debt.

Maine will help you pay off your student loans — but only if you move there

Got student loans? The state of Maine wants to help you pay them off. But there's a catch — you have to move to Maine.
Americans owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, according to data from the Federal Reserve.

A 10-step plan to paying off student loan debt, from someone who repaid over $40,000

In total, Americans owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. While some may find themselves forced to defer or default on your student loans, it’s better if you’re able to come up with a system to pay them off — and within a modest time frame.
Dan Stelmach and Nick Sky, brothers and founders of the ChangEd student-loan payment app.

Startup founders who landed a deal with Mark Cuban on ‘Shark Tank’ used a 100-year-old piece of business advice to build their company fro...

Nick Sky and Dan Stelmach, brothers who founded the student-loan-payment app ChangEd, say you need to "embrace the broom" to find success as an entrepreneur. "Embracing the broom" means doing whatever job that needs to be done and not thinking the work is beneath you.
Student Loan Hero CEO Andy Josuweit.

The CEO of a $60 million startup never got an MBA or worked in the corporate world — but he says he had something more important

Student Loan Hero was acquired by LendingTree last week for $60 million. CEO Andy Josuweit managed to get his startup off the ground and pay off more than $100,000 in student-loan debt by putting in long hours and making personal sacrifices.
Student Loan Hero founder and CEO Andy Josuweit.

A CEO who paid off $100,000 in his own student loans used to think they were predatory — but after 6 years of helping people pay theirs, he̵...

In the years since launching Student Loan Hero, CEO Andy Josuweit says he's changed his view on the student-loan industry and realized that not everyone can pay off their loans at the same pace.
Student Loan Hero CEO Andy Josuweit.

An entrepreneur won $40,000 to build his startup, but abandoned the idea after a matter of weeks — 6 years later, the company he built instead s...

Student Loan Hero, a personal finance site, was acquired for $60 million. But that milestone never would have happened if CEO Andy Josuweit stuck with his original idea for a startup.
I don't regret my student loans. (Author not pictured.)

I took out student loans and it was the best decision I made — here’s why

Student loans can leave young people in thousands of dollars worth of debt, with the average borrower graduating with over $37,000 to pay back. Despite the costs, student loans are a worthwhile investment if having that education will lead to a good career and income down the road.

The story of an orthodontist making 6 figures with $1 million in student-loan debt shows why doctors and lawyers are no longer the richest people you ...

An orthodontist in Utah owes $1,060,945 on his student loans, The Wall Street Journal reported. These days, student-loan debt can outweigh six-figure salaries for dentists, doctors, and lawyers. An MBA is often a better return on investment.
The University of Pennsylvania took the top spot.

The top 20 business schools where graduates earn the most money, ranked from lowest to highest salary

The business school at the University of Pennsylvania took the top spot for highest salary, beating out Harvard, Columbia, and Stanford.