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06.30.2022

Reducing Income and Wealth Inequality: How Moneythink Supports All Students

Addressing college affordability remains at the heart of our work because we understand the crucial importance of obtaining a college degree. A degree can help lift students and their communities out of poverty, particularly if graduates do not need to worry about exorbitant loan repayments or debt. 

03.28.2022

Remembering Nate Ranney

We are deeply saddened to share that Nate Ranney – Moneythink’s former Product Director and an integral member of our team – died recently in a tragic skiing accident. His passing is shocking and difficult to accept. Our hearts and deepest condolences go out to Nate’s parents,  his loved ones, and close friends.  The world…

03.22.2022

Student loan debt is a social justice issue

Moneythink’s mission is built on the promise of a prosperous, inclusive, and equitable society for all. It is time we start talking about student loan debt as a major barrier.  Enrolling in and graduating from college with a financial plan in place is critical for student success in college and beyond. The value of a…

06.30.2020

The Other Side of College Success: Advisor Resources for Data-Driven Conversations

A recent survey found that over half of Black and Hispanic/Latinx parents of high school students are reporting changes in their child’s post high-school plans, compared to 43% for white parents. Those changes include deferring a year when colleges allow it, or changing decisions on which college to go to. The same survey found that less…

06.25.2020

Moving Forward in College and Career in the Time of COVID-19

If you are wondering what the new normal will look like, we’re all wondering the same thing. You had plans for the fall and you’re staying the course, you’ve changed your plans, or you’re in the throes of figuring out just how much those plans will change. If you’re committed to starting college in the…

06.23.2020

Supporting Students Through COVID-19 Towards College and Career

Things are changing in real time as colleges decide whether they will serve students on campus or virtually this coming fall. Likewise, students are considering a range of issues such as how far from home they can realistically go, if they need to work sooner than later, and if college expenses are even wise right…