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University of Michigan unveils free tuition plan for some students
University of Michigan unveils free tuition plan for some students College & University June 16, 2017
In the midst of rising costs for higher education, the University of Michigan has announced how it will go above…
Google project aims to make kids smarter and safer online
Google project aims to make kids smarter and safer online Education June 13, 2017
Teaching kids internet safety can be challenging, especially when technology seems to change every ten seconds or so. Google has…
Harvard rescinds acceptance letters over offensive social media posts
Harvard rescinds acceptance letters over offensive social media posts College & University June 6, 2017
Ten prospective Harvard University students are scrambling to find another college after the University rescinded its acceptance letters because of…
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50 free classes that can really pay off Education June 1, 2017
Skills pay the bills, at least according to a lot of early ’90s hip hop. But that doesn’t mean you…
Need to go back to school? This state is making college free for all adults
Need to go back to school? This state is making college free for all adults Education May 15, 2017
It's no secret that we have a skills gap in the United States. Millions of high-paying jobs go unfilled because…
How to refinance your student loans
How to refinance your student loans Money & Credit May 1, 2017
When was the last time you took a good, hard look at your student loans? If it's been a while,…
6 ways to get free books for your classroom
6 ways to get free books for your classroom Education May 1, 2017
Teachers are a hard-working and selfless bunch, often spending their own money on supplies for their classrooms. Fortunately, there's a…
The 3 rules of student loan borrowing
The 3 rules of student loan borrowing Education April 28, 2017
It’s no secret that student loan debt in the U.S. has become a big problem — with 43 million Americans…
5 ways student loans can limit your life choices
5 ways student loans can limit your life choices College & University April 20, 2017
When you’re in school trying to earn a college degree, taking out student loans may feel like a no-brainer. You…
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ABLE accounts: A tax-free way for disabled students to save for college Education April 19, 2017
For parents of children with disabilities, there exists something called an Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) account that's a godsend.…
Your approval letter for student loan forgiveness may actually be invalid
Your approval letter for student loan forgiveness may actually be invalid College & University April 14, 2017
The harsh reality of the student loan debt crisis in America seems to be getting worse by the day — with…
Parents struggle to secure student data on school devices
Parents struggle to secure student data on school devices Education April 13, 2017
A disturbing new report from the digital rights group Electronic Frontier Found (EFF) suggests that parents have lost control in…
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Is going to graduate school overseas a big money saver? Education April 10, 2017
If you thought earning a bachelor’s degree was expensive, just wait until you start looking at graduate school! While tuition…
12 best ways to find a college scholarship
12 best ways to find a college scholarship Education April 10, 2017
The idea of student loan debt can be pretty terrifying — especially considering the average 2016 college graduate left school owing…
IRS and FAFSA tax forms
FAFSA data breach: 100,000 people may have had their info compromised Education April 5, 2017
It's been just a month since the Department of Education turned off a data retrieval tool on its Free Application…
SoFi review: Here’s what this unique lender can do for you
SoFi review: Here’s what this unique lender can do for you Money & Credit March 24, 2017
One of the hot newer companies on the lending and investing scene today is SoFi. SoFi only launched in 2011,…
School’s Facebook post about kids’ ideal bedtimes draws cheers, jeers
School’s Facebook post about kids’ ideal bedtimes draws cheers, jeers Education March 13, 2017
A school thought they were simply being helpful by posting a chart outlining recommended bedtimes for students ages 5 through…
Free online courses, lessons and apps that will make you smarter
Free online courses, lessons and apps that will make you smarter Education March 8, 2017
If you're looking to learn more, challenge yourself or 'get out of your comfort zone,' there are plenty of resources out…
9 ways to pay for college without student loans
9 ways to pay for college without student loans Education March 4, 2017
Student loan debt in the U.S. has reached more than $1.3 trillion — including both federal and private student loans. It's…
This rapper’s money-saving advice is going viral (because it’s awesome)
This rapper’s money-saving advice is going viral (because it’s awesome) Money & Credit February 23, 2017
Dee-1, a New Orleans-based rapper, is making a name for himself by producing music about personal finance, a topic many…
How much rent money college kids get from mom and dad after graduation
How much rent money college kids get from mom and dad after graduation Money & Credit February 14, 2017
Young people are often attracted to the bright lights of the big city after graduation, along with the prospect of…
12 easy ways to get valuable things totally free
12 easy ways to get valuable things totally free Money & Credit February 4, 2017
Now that 2017 is rolling along, the holiday bills are rolling in and cash is tight. But guess what? We…
Want to brag about your Harvard Education? Now you can for free!
Want to brag about your Harvard Education? Now you can for free! Education February 1, 2017
If you missed out on attending an Ivy League university due to your less than stellar grade point average, then I've got great news for…
Best 529 plans to help pay for college
Best 529 plans to help pay for college Education February 1, 2017
A 529 plan is the best way to save for your kid's college. 529 plans -- aka college-savings plans --…
Top 50 colleges with low student loan debt and high earning potential
Top 50 colleges with low student loan debt and high earning potential Money & Credit January 31, 2017
Despite all the horror stories you hear about student loan debt and the rising cost of tuition, getting a college…
How to qualify for student loan forgiveness
How to qualify for student loan forgiveness Education January 25, 2017
With 43 million Americans struggling to pay of their student loan debt, more and more people are looking for ways…
Student loan giant cheated borrowers, new lawsuit says
Student loan giant cheated borrowers, new lawsuit says Money & Credit January 19, 2017
Navient, formerly part of Sallie Mae, is accused of “systematically” and “illegally” failing borrowers who were trying to repay their…
Easy way to cut the cost of your college degree in half
Easy way to cut the cost of your college degree in half Education January 18, 2017
It's financially smart to get your core classes done at a community college, especially if you're not sure what you want…
Top 15 best jobs that don’t require a college degree
Top 15 best jobs that don’t require a college degree Jobs & Military January 18, 2017
For most people, the dividing line between earning a good income and earning a great income is a college degree. It gives…
Parents paying college tuition may be eligible for a $10,000 tax credit
Parents paying college tuition may be eligible for a $10,000 tax credit Money & Credit January 17, 2017
The American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC), formerly known as the HOPE scholarship credit, can be very beneficial for parents who are…
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