As the battle over college tuitions rages, an oft-overlooked villain is coming to the fore. Are college presidents' salaries too high...and are students paying the price?
College Economics: Understanding why college costs so much ... and what you can do about it.
Crowdfunding, MOOCs and other creative ways to save money on college tuition.
During the past six years, consumers have paid down their outstanding balances on most forms of debt, but student loan balances have continued to increase.
The recession caused many 20-somethings to return home after graduating college, but how long they should stay varies depending on whom you ask.
The government's consumer advocate says more than 33 million workers qualify to have their student loans forgiven, but few try to get it, because the system is too confusing.
As Donald Trump faces a massive civil lawsuit for his "Trump University," for-profit schools find themselves once again under the microscope.
Obama's education proposal mirrors his health proposal: both require consumers to educate themselves.
Whether you're paying for younger relatives' educations, or still paying off your own, student debt and college costs present unique challenges to those over 50.
Obama's education plan: a promising start -- with some potential unintended consequences.
President Obama hints about a new plan to fight the student debt crisis.
Used to be by the time you hit your 40s, you had paid off your student loans and could focus on saving for your kids' tuition. These days, many parents must do both at once.
By following these four tips, you can take advantage of your 20s to help yourself much more easily cover your costs -- both now and later.
U.S. consumers trimmed their overall indebtedness in the latest quarter, continuing a nearly five-year trend.
Despite all the grumbling about tuition increases and student loan costs, other college expenses also are going up.
For the largest generation in history, the economic landscape looks bleak, and based on the latest reports, it's only getting bleaker.
In the final part of our series on pre-college conversations, we talk about one of the trickiest issues for a parent: knowing when to step back, and knowing when to step in.
In part two of our three-part series on pre-college conversations, we examine how to give your soon-to-be undergrad the funds they'll need, and also some spending discipline.
If you're shopping for extra-long sheets and other dorm must-haves, it's time to have some serious money talks with your soon-to-be undergrad. Topic one: Who pays for what?
People in their 30s often face the dual challenges of balancing their old debts against their new family obligations. But getting student debt under control is possible.
U.S. college students will likely pay a reduced interest rate of 3.86 percent on their student loans for the new school year, after lawmakers passed a compromise bill.
On the surface, President Obama's economic speech on Wednesday was little more than warmed over political boilerplate. But was there a deeper strategy at work?