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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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
6 ways to keep costs for a college degree less than $10K
6 ways to keep costs for a college degree less than $10K Education October 17, 2016
Student loan debt has reached a record high of $1.3 million for Americans, and it’s rippling through the economy. Analysts…
10 best college majors that lead to high-paying, satisfying careers
10 best college majors that lead to high-paying, satisfying careers Jobs & Military October 6, 2016
As the cost of college has continued to skyrocket over the past decade, many high school graduates have questioned whether a…
Plan to go to college next year? You need to fill out the FAFSA now!
Plan to go to college next year? You need to fill out the FAFSA now! Education October 2, 2016
If you're planning on going to college in the fall of 2017, you need to start the financial aid process…
The best university in America is…
The best university in America is… Education September 13, 2016
If there’s a student in your life who’s trying to decide which college to attend, the annual rankings from U.S.…
Beware of these student loan debt offers that will rip you off
Beware of these student loan debt offers that will rip you off Scams & Rip-Offs September 12, 2016
The crippling effects of student loan debt have caused an increasingly widespread sense of desperation -- people looking for any possible way out.…
40,000 students affected after ITT Tech closes campuses across U.S.
40,000 students affected after ITT Tech closes campuses across U.S. College & University September 6, 2016
ITT Technical Institute is closing all campuses nationwide, effective immediately, after an August 25 order from the U.S. Department of Education barred the…
A simple way to furnish dorm rooms for less
A simple way to furnish dorm rooms for less Education August 26, 2016
When you take your kid to college you’ve probably hauled a carload of dorm furnishings to boot – refrigerators, TVs,…
6 student loan mistakes to avoid at all costs
6 student loan mistakes to avoid at all costs Education August 17, 2016
Every time I read the news, I hear how America’s problems with student loan debt have gotten worse. For example,…
What to look for in a school backpack
What to look for in a school backpack Holiday Shopping August 16, 2016
Read more: Back-to-school warning: Heavy backpacks can trigger back pain 9 times when going cheap costs you money  
9 ways college students can live on the cheap
9 ways college students can live on the cheap Money & Credit August 12, 2016
These days, the average college graduate leaves school with over $28,000 in student loan debt, according to the Institute for College…
How to save big money on textbooks
How to save big money on textbooks Holiday Shopping August 11, 2016
Read more: How to find the lowest prices on textbooks Do comparison shopping for college textbooks online Amazon now renting…
11 things to do before you head to college
11 things to do before you head to college Education August 4, 2016
Recent high school grads throughout the country are gearing up to head off to college this fall and are discovering…
9 ways to save on college textbooks
9 ways to save on college textbooks Education August 4, 2016
Heading back to college this January? One of your biggest expenses (outside of tuition, of course) is likely to be…
How to choose the best credit card for college students
How to choose the best credit card for college students Money & Credit July 30, 2016
There are a lot of things to remember to get before your child goes to college, from books to whatever they’ll need…
How to find online schools that aren’t a scam
How to find online schools that aren’t a scam Education July 29, 2016
Are you enrolled in an online school? The scandals with for-profit online colleges like University of Phoenix points to a…
These sites find you the best prices on textbooks
These sites find you the best prices on textbooks Education July 29, 2016
New school year, new courses, new books... The cost of buying textbooks can do some serious damage to your wallet --…
Beware of these identity theft hot spots on campus
Beware of these identity theft hot spots on campus Protect Your Identity July 28, 2016
When you're off to college, the thought of identity theft is probably the last thing on your mind. But it…
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