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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Check out our video series by college financial expert, Adam Carroll! He talks through topics like establishing credit, saving money, repaying student loans, and some of the financial challenges young people are facing. 

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Cutting the Financial Cord (For Students)


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Cutting the Financial Cord (For Parents)


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