Most financial literacy operations are sponsored by businesses that never teach the caveats. FoolProof shows how financial education ought to work.
Students at closed Corinthian Colleges are told that if their credits are transferred to another school they won't qualify to have their loans discharged.
First-year college students are showing less responsible financial behavior than even two years ago, according to a new study.
Starbucks says it will now cover four years of tuition reimbursement for workers to earn an online undergraduate degree -- not just two years.
To get a job in a new field, understand your transferable skills, take the initiative to produce great work in that field and continue learning.
Members of the Corinthian 100 argue that the U.S. should have regulated schools better and informed students that their schools were under investigation.
President Barack Obama is aiming to clamp down on the private companies that service federal student debt with a presidential memorandum he signed Tuesday.
Prosperity is a byproduct of living a life I enjoy. You have to look in the mirror, adjust your life and get ready for the future. It's worth it.
Paying off student loans is worthy of a celebration, but you'll want to be strategic about it. Here's why.
Barack Obama backed away from his intent to remove the tax-free status of 529 education savings accounts after pressure from Republicans and Democrats.
President Obama unveils an ambitious proposal to pay for two years of community college, saying education shouldn't be a privilege reserved for a few.
For a little effort now, financial resolutions can pay off -- and they're easier to achieve than resolutions to lose weight or quit smoking
The White House releases a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull up their socks.
Operation HOPE and John Bryant strive to educate America's poor and teetering classes to empower themselves through financial literacy and small business.
College students can earn cash by thinking creatively. How about reselling toys? Monitoring movie premieres? Selling plasma? Busking? Or posing nude?
It's time to stock up on the ramen noodles. The average cost of attending college crept up again in 2014, the College Board says.
Uncle Sam has identified six unfair practices used in servicing student loans. To fight back, know your rights and turn to the CFPB if you need help.
American teens score low in financial literary compared to their peers worldwide. Here's how to prepare your teen for a life of financial freedom.
529 plans are often excellent ways to save for future college expenses, and they're even better if you do your homework to pick the best ones.
WordSmart educational programs touted by Alex Trebek in infomercials don't do the job they claim to, the FTC has concluded.
Students stuck paying off large loans for college may face issues with their health, energy and finances.