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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 your New Year's Resolution included learning more, challenging yourself or 'getting out of your comfort zone,' there are plenty of resources…
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! College & University 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…
9 ways to pay for college without student loans
9 ways to pay for college without student loans Education January 4, 2017
Student loan debt in the U.S. has reached more than $1.2 trillion -- including both federal and private student loans.…
4 debts you might want to consider refinancing other than your mortgage
4 debts you might want to consider refinancing other than your mortgage Money & Credit November 17, 2016
Financial experts often tout refinancing and consolidation as a great way to help pay off debt, but is refinancing your…
New app lets you buy used textbooks from fellow students
New app lets you buy used textbooks from fellow students Education November 7, 2016
Nobody likes having to spend hundreds and hundreds of dollars a year on used textbooks! Thankfully, there's a new app…
How military spouses can get free financial education and credentials
How military spouses can get free financial education and credentials Education November 7, 2016
Being in the military, you know firsthand that there are some particular tests you and your family face on a…
Staples jumps on hot new employer trend: paying student loans!
Staples jumps on hot new employer trend: paying student loans! Money & Credit November 6, 2016
Top-performing, full-time Staples employees can now get $100 a month, up to $3,600 over 36 months, toward their student loan payments.…
The best way to save for your child’s education
The best way to save for your child’s education Education October 31, 2016
There are many ways you can save for your child’s college education --…
This app helps you pay off student loan debt!
This app helps you pay off student loan debt! Money & Credit October 24, 2016
Figuring out how to pay of debt can be a little overwhelming. The Qoins app aims to make it a…
College students are blowing loan money on clothes, vacations and alcohol
College students are blowing loan money on clothes, vacations and alcohol Education October 19, 2016
Many college students take on big loans without really realizing what they're getting into, and unfortunately, it very often leads to…
Top 50 highest-paying college degrees
Top 50 highest-paying college degrees Jobs & Military October 18, 2016
When it comes to going to school, you want to make sure the degree you're investing in will pay dividends…
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