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Saving for education? The proposed tax bill could change a few things
Saving for education? The proposed tax bill could change a few things Financing Education November 7, 2017
If you're saving for a child's higher education, there are some proposed changes written into the Tax Cuts and Jobs…
8 places you can learn to code for free!
8 places you can learn to code for free! Education October 27, 2017
The future of education is all about lifelong learning, but too many people don't further their education after they get…
You could get your freshman year cost free with this online program
You could get your freshman year cost free with this online program Preparing For College October 24, 2017
There is currently over a trillion dollars in student loan debt in the United States and that number continues to…
This college just lowered its tuition by more than 30%
This college just lowered its tuition by more than 30% Financing Education October 10, 2017
With higher education costs skyrocketing across the country, Sweet Briar College, a women's liberal arts college in rural Virginia, is making…
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 September 7, 2017
Financial experts often tout refinancing and consolidation as a great way to help pay off debt, but is refinancing your…
11 things we learned in college (but not in class)
11 things we learned in college (but not in class) College & University August 9, 2017
Going to college for the first time is a unique experience that forces students to take on multiple new responsibilities …
Man pays down $32,000 in student loans in 2 years
Man pays down $32,000 in student loans in 2 years Education August 7, 2017
Some people go to great lengths to eliminate their student loan debt. Such is the case of Ken Ilgunas. Ken…
30 essential items for college students
30 essential items for college students Shopping & Retail August 1, 2017
Going to college usually means moving out of the house and into a dorm or apartment. Whether they're just starting…
Teacher holding sign asking for school supplies
Teacher panhandles for money to stock her classroom! Education July 20, 2017
Teaching is known to be a low-paying profession, but are our nation's educators now reduced to panhandling in the streets…
$5 billion in student loan debt could be forgiven — is your debt part of it?
$5 billion in student loan debt could be forgiven — is your debt part of it? College & University July 19, 2017
At least $5 billion in private troubled student loans may be dismissed because paperwork that proves loan ownership is missing. A group…
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…
Online learning
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…
9 ways to pay for college without student loans
9 ways to pay for college without student loans Education May 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…
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…
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…
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