September 14, 2022

Buckingham Weekly Perspectives | September, 14 2022

How will the recent student loan forgiveness legislation impact your planning strategies?


Whether it’s happiness, anger or indifference, the student debt forgiveness program has been met with a vast range of emotions. But it has also created concern that these changes may produce a moral hazard when it comes to student loans in the future. In this episode of Buckingham Weekly Perspectives, Managing Director of Investment Strategy Kevin Grogan explains this phenomenon, explores the possibility of an additional forgiveness plan in the future and shares his thoughts on investing funds into a 529 college plan verses taking out student loans.

Want a deeper dive into the student debt forgiveness program? Check out Chief Planning Officer Jeffrey Levine’s recent Buckingham Weekly Perspectives video.

About the Author

Kevin Grogan

Managing Director of Investment Strategy

As managing director of investment strategy for Buckingham Strategic Wealth, Kevin conducts investment research and writes articles on a wide range of topics, including retirement planning and investment policy. Kevin co-authored "The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need for the Right Financial Plan" with Larry Swedroe and Tiya Lim. This step-by-step handbook focuses on the art of investing by providing investors with information they can use to build a tailor-made investment strategy. Kevin holds an MBA from Saint Louis University and a bachelor’s of science in finance from Missouri State University in Springfield.