Paul Sisolak

Paul Sisolak is a veteran personal finance journalist, currently based in Minneapolis. His work has appeared in Newsmax, CBS Money Watch, U.S. News, Yahoo Finance, Student Loan Hero and others.

Articles by Paul Sisolak

Should I Attend a Public or Private University?

With nearly 4,300 colleges and universities in the U.S., it can be difficult to choose a school. One common debate is whether to attend a... read more

Are Student Loans Bad or Good Debt? Here’s What You Need to Know

Are student loans good, or are student loans bad? Are they a big benefit, or do they just add up to one poor investment? In... read more

What’s the Average Interest Rate on Student Loans?

The average student loan interest rate is 5.80%, according to a 2017 report by New America, a higher education policy think tank. The true average... read more

Tuition Waivers and 10 More Surprising Ways to Score a College Discount

Here’s a dose of sticker shock: Annual in-state tuition at a four-year public university averages $9,410, according to the College Board — $23,890 for out-of-state... read more