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Help Your Kids Save While They're Still in School

So your resident college student is knee-deep in student loans, tuition, fees and rent payments. But infusing her bank account will sap the funds you have earmarked for your retirement. What's a concerned parent to do? Help her start building up some savings of her own. Here's how:

College Admission Numbers Game Is All About the Money

You thought it was your kid's SAT score that prevented him from getting admitted to the college of his dreams, but it may have been your credit score. More and more colleges are looking for students who can pay full tuition, and setting the admissions bar higher for those who need financial aid.

Learn How to Avoid a College Credit Card Catastrophe

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10 Colleges with the Best Financial Aid

Worried about how to pay for college? The Princeton Review this week released its financial-aid ratings for more than 600 U.S. colleges. Find out which ones came out on top.

College Dropouts Cost Taxpayers Billions

Students who drop out of school before reaching their sophomore year cost taxpayers billions of dollars, according to new research. Taxpayers spent more than $9 billion over five years subsidizing students who didn%u2019t make it to the second year of four-year degree courses, according to new research from The American Institute for Research (AIR).