Lynn O’Shaughnessy

Lynn O’Shaughnessy is a veteran journalist and author, focusing on higher education issues. Her work has appeared in Bloomberg, USA Today, the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chronicle of Philanthropy, Student Loan Hero, and Money Magazine.

Articles by Lynn O’Shaughnessy

Variable vs. Fixed Interest Rates on Student Loans: Which Is Best for You?

Variable-rate student loans can be an attractive option, but most students (as a practical matter) stick with fixed-rate student loans. When looking at variable- versus... read more

Is a Spouse Responsible for Student Loans?

Most future spouses won’t be responsible for their partner’s student loans, but it’ll depend on when the debt was acquired and other factors. Before getting... read more