As students prepare for college, they have a big concern: the cost.
The Institute for Higher Education Policy finds 70 percent of colleges unaffordable for lower-income and middle-income students. That’s if they don’t take out a student loans.
Shannon McGraw is a student at Georgia State University. Her debt is $20,000, and it’s likely to increase.
Emma Foulkes, a certified financial planner at Greenwood Wealth Management in Atlanta, also joined the conversation.