• Student-debt & the Biden presidency
    Blog,  Student Debt

    Student debt & the Biden presidency

    Now that it’s clear that Joe Biden will be our next president, the question that many are asking is: what does this mean for student debt. The short answer is – it’s complicated. What a Biden victory doesn’t mean: First,…

  • where the candidates stand on student debt?
    Student Debt

    Where Do Candidates Stand On Student Debt?

    It’s a big election year for all sorts of reasons. With the candidates offering divergent solutions for issues ranging from global warming to immigration, it’s hard to keep track. One of the many issues veterinarians will be keeping an eye…

  • Student Debt

    Don’t Fear The Debt!

    Lately a new breed of veterinary financial guru has popped up. These folks are screaming from the rooftops that the only way to happiness is to pay off all student debt and do it as quickly as possible. Cancel your…

  • Student Debt

    Student Debt – A Primer Pt. 2

    IRB Plan In my previous treatment of loan repayment plans, I passed over the IRB with out so much as acknowledging it. So here we go – the IRB plan is somewhat confusing because there is the old IBR and…

  • Student Debt

    Student Debt – A Primer Pt. 1

    It’s the elephant in the room. According to the AVMA, the average veterinary student graduated in 2016 with $143,757 in student loans and if you exclude those with no debt the number goes up to $167,534. More than 20% of…