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National Best-Selling Author Anthony ONeal Offers Real Solutions in Midst of Student Loan Crisis

OCTOBER 6, 2019



National Best-Selling Author Anthony ONeal Offers Real Solution in the Midst of the Student Loan Crisis in America

New Book, Debt Free Degree Hits Bookstores October 7

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In his new book, Debt Free Degree: The Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Kid Through College Without Student Loans, National Best-Selling Author Anthony ONeal lays out a practical plan for parents, and a detailed strategy for students, to avoid massive debt while continuing their education. Published by Ramsey Press, Debt Free Degree (ISBN: 9781942121114) releases October 7, 2019, and retails for $19.99.

Research reveals the average American college graduate has $35,000 in student loan debt and it’s taking more than 20 years to pay back those loans. Because of crushing debt, Millennials are struggling to save for retirement and are postponing buying homes and even marriage.

“Debt doesn’t open doors for graduates, it closes them,” says ONeal. “Many of us know the devastation the student loan crisis is causing in our own lives. Why would we want to put our kids in the same predicament we’re in? I want people to know that it is possible to go to school debt-free – they just need a plan to get them there.”

Debt Free Degree includes a timeline with specific actions parents and students can take, beginning in middle school, to prepare for life after high school, including:


  • How to know whether your child should or shouldn’t attend college
  • Steps for parents of juniors and seniors with no money saved for college
  • Tips for emotionally and financially preparing your child (and yourself) for college
  • How and when to take the ACT and SAT
  • The most effective ways to apply for scholarships and grants
  • The right way to do college visits
  • How to choose a major


Additionally, free resources like a college cost calculator, scholarship search tool, college-visit checklist and much more are available at

About Anthony ONeal
Since 2003, Anthony has helped hundreds of thousands of students make smart decisions with their money, relationships, and education. He’s a national best-selling author and travels the country as a Ramsey personality spreading his encouraging message to help teens and young adults start their lives off right. His latest book, Debt Free Degree, launches October 2019.You can follow Anthony on YouTube and Instagram @AnthonyONeal and online at or

About Ramsey Press
Ramsey Press, a subsidiary of Ramsey Solutions, is a publisher of fiction and non-fiction books, across all formats. Ramsey Press is dedicated to providing common interest pieces that are practical and informative for all consumers. Among the many books and products published, are six national best-selling books including #1 Wall Street Journal best-sellers Love Your Life, Not Theirs by Rachel Cruze and Everyday Millionaires by Chris Hogan. For more information visit