Short-term, skills-based courses offer new higher education alternatives that could challenge, or neatly supplement, a college degree.
Here are 10 sneaky ways you're losing money before you even have a chance to use it. See how you can keep more of your paycheck for yourself next month.
Of all generations, Gen-Xers feel the least-prepared for retirement -- and the most financially at-risk, beating out even boomers and millennials.
Americans learned a big lesson about carrying too much debt after the financial crisis, right? A report showing debt levels rising suggests otherwise.
The federal government will erase much of the debt of students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, officials announced Monday.
Consumer borrowing surged again in April, helped by the largest gain in credit card borrowing in a year.
Total student loan debt held by Americans stands at more than $1.3 trillion -- and it's having an enormous negative impact on our nation's economy.
In this time of celebration and uncertainty for college graduates, one rule should reign supreme when making money decisions: the less than 50 percent rule.
For most seniors and especially retirees, insurance payments can seem like an unnecessary expense. But not in these five common scenarios.
Consumers increased their borrowing in March by the largest amount in nearly a year as borrowing on credit cards rebounded following two months of declines.
Technology has the power to put more money in our pockets. It is now up to us to use those advances to use in consumer financial services.
Consumers increased their borrowing in February, driven by a jump in auto and student loans that offset a second monthly decline in credit card borrowing.
First-year college students are showing less responsible financial behavior than even two years ago, according to a new study.
Refinancing your student loans seems to be fashionable lately. Let's look at the hype and see if refinancing is really worth it.
Members of the Corinthian 100 argue that the U.S. should have regulated schools better and informed students that their schools were under investigation.
Some taxpayers are discovering the income tax refund they thought was coming has instead has been seized to pay their defaulted student loan debt.
Fall too far behind on your student loans, and you might lose your license to work, practice a profession or even drive a car.
President Barack Obama is aiming to clamp down on the private companies that service federal student debt with a presidential memorandum he signed Tuesday.
Don't know where to start in planning your financial future? Consider these six areas, including your student loans, insurance and happiness.
Paying off student loans is worthy of a celebration, but you'll want to be strategic about it. Here's why.
The current tax advantages of 529 college savings plans should continue to help students avoid being crushed by debt. Let Obama know how you feel.
One man recounts the moment he realized he and his wife were drowning in debt, and how digging themselves out transformed their finances -- and their lives.