With the Thrivent mindset, you won't be Broke, Busted & Disgusted

Our system of higher education, particularly the way it’s funded, is creating a generation of heavily indebted young adults. Many of whom will have children in college before they’re even close to paying off their loans. That sort of financial handcuff is the true cost of college. But it doesn’t have to be.

That’s why we partnered with Adam Carroll to get the word out about changing how we approach student lending. Because this is all of our problem, and we’re all in this together.


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What Do Students Really Think About Paying for College?

We interviewed hundreds of students and parents to find out what they really think about the navigating the cost of college and taking responsibility for covering the cost. 


Articles By Adam Carroll

Your Teen's Future Success Begins with this Talk

70% of students wish their families spoke with them about college costs more often...

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Should You Tell Your Kids How Much is Saved for College

I had the most interesting conversation the other day with a parent of a senior in high school...

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Cutting the Financial Cord (For Students)

There is a commonly held approach to teaching a kid to swim...

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Cutting the Financial Cord (For Parents)

If you are like most parents, the prospect of your child...

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