Acquiring -- and wisely using -- a credit card will help set college students up for a healthy financial future.
In college, money was tight, and debts rose. After we got married (and quickly divorced), I learned all the debt (and its problems) was mine, not ours.
The updates to the rules on college loans affect interest rates, school closures, income-based repayment and relief for borrowers who default.
Employment experts are nearly unanimous: Despite the sticker shock, a college degree is worth it. But another factor is almost as important for success.
It turns out Starbucks isn't contributing any upfront scholarship money to an online college degree program it introduced this week.
Starbucks is rolling out a program that would allow its workers to earn an online college degree at Arizona State University at a steeply discounted rate.
Many parents are in the dark about financing college, a new study shows. You and your children need to learn the true cost of a college degree.
In honor of 529 College Savings Day on May 29, here are four reasons why 529 plans are worth considering for your college savings needs.
Follow these four financial tips to get started off right with your new life out of college. Personalize what you're doing to lead you to success
New college grads will rapidly discover the real world costs a lot to live in. Here are a few tips to stretch that first post-graduation salary further.
These four tips are a crib sheet to financial success for new college graduates facing student loans and other possibly scary money issues.
Massive open online courses offer the chance to take classes at the world's best universities for free. But MOOCs do have a few catches.
Some of the best things she learned in college didn't come from books or professors: Motivation, how to jump-start a career, budgeting and networking.
After your kid gets into the college of his choice comes yet another round of Darwinian form-filling combat: acquiring financial aid and scholarships.
If you can't save for both your children's college education and your own retirement, here is why saving for retirement should be the first priority for most parents.
Roughly 37 million Americans are saddled with $1 trillion in student debt, and they may never catch up with wealthy peers who began life after college free from the burden.
Parents: Follow this advice to reduce your federal income taxes, make the filing process easier, and set up your children's financial future.
We all know that college can be amazingly expensive, leaving many students with huge debt, but a new report shows which colleges offer the best return on your investment.
No surprise, many grandparents want to help pay for their grandchildren's college educations, a new survey says. But being too generous can jeopardize their financial future.
Five organizations have a proposal that aims to answer how to repay student loans with a streamlined and automated alternative to the complex system of repaying loans.
A careful reading of a new Federal Reserve Bank of New York report reveals some disturbing figures about delinquencies for student loans and an inadequate servicing system.
With their generous contribution limits, tax benefits, favorable financial aid characteristics and decent investment options, 529 plans get an "A" as way to save...
As a young couple, they were committed to paying off their student debt fast. But they were also living in New York, America's most expensive city.
The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit can shave thousands of dollars off the cost of higher education, via credits on your federal income taxes.