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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…
8 places you can learn to code for free!
8 places you can learn to code for free! Education August 29, 2017
The future of education is all about lifelong learning, but too many people don't further their education after they get…
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…
$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…
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…
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…
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,…
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'sfinancially smart to get your core classes done at a community college, especially if you're not sure what you want…
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…
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…
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 over36 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 -- but Clark's favorite way is with somethingcalled…
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…
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…
6 reasons to think twice about co-signing a loan
6 reasons to think twice about co-signing a loan Money & Credit October 4, 2016
If your credit and finances are in good shape and you have friends or relatives who are not in such…
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…
How a couple paid off $100,000 in less than 2 years
How a couple paid off $100,000 in less than 2 years Money & Credit September 17, 2016
When 31-year-old Priscilla Jones completed her MFA in film in 2011, she was left with a total of $96,000 of…
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-- peoplelooking for any possibleway out.…
This millennial faced her student loan debt & started a budgeting group for women
This millennial faced her student loan debt & started a budgeting group for women Money & Credit September 12, 2016
Heather Young was nearly 30 and staring down $75,000 instudent loan debtwhen she a made a choice. “I was paying…
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,…
New legislation may relieve student loan tax burden
New legislation may relieve student loan tax burden Education August 4, 2016
Currently, borrowers who have all or part of theirstudent loans forgivenas a part of theirincome-based repayment plan, income-contingent repayment forgiveness…
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…
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