The Long Story of the Movement Toward College Cost Clarity
Once upon a time, paying for college was a relatively simple task. Parents who could often did. Teenagers with parents who lacked either the ability or the willingness to pay worked their way through school, which was easy enough to do at many schools before 1985 or so.
But then came rising costs and student loans, of which there are countless iterations, from the federal government and state agencies and private entities.