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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 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 October 6, 2016
As the cost of college has continued toskyrocket 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…
This university is offering a master’s degree for only $7,000!
This university is offering a master’s degree for only $7,000! Education September 28, 2016
We can all agree that $7,000 is a lot of money, but what if we told you that a well-respected…
Should you save for retirement or pay down student loan debt?
Should you save for retirement or pay down student loan debt? Money & Credit September 15, 2016
According to a recent study by Hello Wallet, in most circumstances,it's better to save more for retirement than pay extra…
This for-profit school is forgiving $23.5 million in student loan debt in CFPB settlement
This for-profit school is forgiving $23.5 million in student loan debt in CFPB settlement Education September 13, 2016
A for-profit school that allegedly told students their loans would only cost $25 per month to repay must now forgive…
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.…
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,…
Student loans and untimely deaths: How to get loan forgiveness
Student loans and untimely deaths: How to get loan forgiveness Money & Credit August 25, 2016
When Rhonda and Jeff lost their son Shawn last summer, they contacted the company that serviced Shawn’s Chase loans. The…
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,…
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 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…
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…
Back-to-school savings cheat sheet: 7 tricks to save more
Back-to-school savings cheat sheet: 7 tricks to save more Shopping & Retail July 27, 2016
While kids across the country soak up the last few weeks of summer, parents are already in back-to-school mode and…
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Where To Take Free Online Courses Education July 26, 2016
If you're interested in learning a new skill, hoping to get a raise at work or considering a career change,…
The ultimate free and cheap guide for college students
The ultimate free and cheap guide for college students Education July 25, 2016
College is a time of change, a shift from the strictures of the public school system to the autonomy of…
The FAFSA is changing this year: Here’s everything you need to know
The FAFSA is changing this year: Here’s everything you need to know Education July 20, 2016
People starting college in the fall of 2017 probably haven’t yet decided where they’re going to school, let alone figured…
Borrowing for the coming school year? Here’s good news about interest rates!
Borrowing for the coming school year? Here’s good news about interest rates! Education July 13, 2016
Thanks to continued economic sluggishness, the interest rates on federal student loans are going even lower for the coming school…
These schools have graduated the most billionaires
These schools have graduated the most billionaires Money & Credit July 11, 2016
Does theschool you attend increase the likelihood you'll become a billionaire? Forbes recently put together a list of schools thathave…
This is the #1 way to reduce the cost of college, and most people aren’t using it
This is the #1 way to reduce the cost of college, and most people aren’t using it Education June 29, 2016
Setting aside savings can be difficult, particularly if you’re trying to raise a family — and that includes saving for…
4 hidden factors that help determine your auto insurance premiums
4 hidden factors that help determine your auto insurance premiums Insurance June 19, 2016
In the continuation of a disturbing trend, your driving record is becoming less and less relevant to setting your auto…
New ways to teach your kids to code
New ways to teach your kids to code Education June 8, 2016
Want to make your kid into a mini Mark Zuckerberg? There's a new tool out that gives young kids a…
One big question Americans get wrong about jobs and college graduates
One big question Americans get wrong about jobs and college graduates Jobs June 6, 2016
What do you think the unemployment rate is for 25-to-34-year old college graduates? It's probably a lot lowerthan you'rethinking... Read…
6 fast food restaurants that offer tuition reimbursement
6 fast food restaurants that offer tuition reimbursement Education June 1, 2016
Years ago, Clark got a job with IBM as a bill collector after college because he knew they would pay…
How to spot a student loan scam
How to spot a student loan scam Scams & Rip-Offs May 13, 2016
We all know that scammers live amongst us. They’re trying to find out our personal information to gain access to…
Half of parents now expect kids to cover the cost of college
Half of parents now expect kids to cover the cost of college Education May 12, 2016
With college tuitions skyrocketing, it’s no surprise parents areworried whether they have enough to cover the cost. According to the…