Jillian Berman, Moneyish

Jillian Berman


New York, NY, United States

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  • HuffPost
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Recent articles by Jillian:

‘I know it’s coming, I’m going to have to pay’ — Borrowers brace for the return of student loan payments

Borrowers whose financial situations have changed should take action now. → Read More

Young voters turned out in force in this election. Here's what made them cast ballots for Biden or Trump.

82% of young Biden voters said racism in policing was a 'very serious' issue, compared with 24% of young Trump voters, according to an Associated Press survey → Read More

President-elect Joe Biden has signaled he’s open to canceling student-loan debt — the question is when and how much

An idea that first bubbled up during Occupy Wall Street is now being talked about as a Day 1 priority for President-elect Joe Biden. → Read More

Colleges are trying to prevent superspreader events as students head home for Thanksgiving

A member of the Texas Emergency Management Advisory Group estimates that 2 in 15 students will be heading back to their town or city as asymptomatic carriers... → Read More

‘We want to work for ourselves and achieve that American Dream’: Why polls got the ‘Latino vote’ so wrong

As the U.S. sorts through election results, some question the usefulness of categorizing voters as ‘Latino.’ → Read More

Applying to College During Covid: What Parents and Students Should Know

The pandemic has all sorts of financial implications that will affect where to apply, how to get aid, where to live and more. → Read More

Business majors from a public college in North Dakota have higher median earnings than some of their Ivy League peers

The value of a college degree doesn’t necessarily depend on the factors one might expect, according to new research by Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce. → Read More

An affordable way to make college free

‘If ever there was a moment, it is now for the federal government to play a role in creating a more centralized set of online courses’ → Read More

Joe Biden’s free college plan could pay for itself within 10 years, Georgetown University analysis says

The former vice president is proposing to make public college tuition free for families earning $125,000 a year or less. → Read More

Job losses mount for public school employees as pandemic squeezes education sector

Employment in the local government education sector is down by 570,300 from this time last year, according to one analysis. → Read More

U.S. News 'Best Colleges' rankings include graduates' average debt loads for the first time

'Incorporating a measure of student indebtedness into the rankings is a step to holding institutions accountable for both the cost of college and the sources... → Read More

This university created its own COVID-19 test and is testing students twice a week

Over the roughly week and a half that Ian Katsnelson has been back at his college, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the junior has developed a... → Read More

At many schools, college will cost more than last year, despite COVID disruptions

Christian Baran has been thinking about the value his college tuition is supposed to be buying since the spring. Baran, 21, was a sophomore at Cornell... → Read More

Colleges are asking students to sign agreements acknowledging the dangers of COVID before returning to class — but schools insist they aren't liability waivers

The controversy over Penn State’s initial language is just one example of the ways in which concerns over so-called liability waivers have been a flashpoint for students, faculty and staff. → Read More

Reports of COVID cases are growing on college campuses as schools bring students back for in-person classes

The University of North Carolina said it would move classes online after reporting multiple clusters of coronavirus cases. Colleges across the country that... → Read More

'This is what these institutions were really built for. They were built for this moment': Kamala Harris graduated from a historically black college

Paula Coates was driving home from work Tuesday when her dad called with news that Joe Biden had selected Sen. Kamala Harris of California to be the... → Read More

Kamala Harris on student-loan forgiveness, Medicare, universal basic income, credit scores — and a tax on trading stocks

Former Vice President Joe Biden announced that Harris would be his running mate for the 2020 presidential election. → Read More

Inside the struggle to close the coronavirus education equality gap

A few weeks ago, Sara Messinger sat in her New York City apartment researching the tutoring market. Messinger, 21, isn’t a parent looking for a way to cope... → Read More

College students are finding off-campus housing to create their own dorm experience

Like thousands of students across the country, Harlow Brooks has resigned herself to the fact that her first year of college will be different from what she... → Read More

Here's how much school closures will cost parents in lost wages, reduce GDP — and negatively impact the nation's education system

For America’s schoolchildren, their parents and their teachers, this fall will be unlike any other. Over the past few weeks, prominent public-school systems... → Read More