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10 Private Colleges Where Student Debt Is Lowest

Recent graduates from private colleges and universities walked away from commencement with an average of $28,100 in student debt, according to The College Board. But not every school leaves its alumni so far in the hole.

Can You Score a 4.0 College GPA? Ultrinsic Says Bet on It!

A new company called Ultrinsic Motivator Inc. has an interesting proposition for students: place bets on your grades. The website, which currently allows students at 36 campuses to place wagers on their academic performance, could help keep students motivated during college -- and, with any luck, help them graduate with less or even no debt.

Colleges reject iPad

Apple's iPad, which students hope will allow them to eventually ditch heavy college books in favor of electronic texts, is running into difficulties...

Meet Muni Bond Champion Jim Lebenthal

As investments, municipal bonds have been traditionally seen as safe, stodgy and boring. None of those terms describe Jim Lebenthal, one of "munis" biggest fans. Now 81, Lebenthal gave up a promising career as a Hollywood correspondent to join the family business of investing in muni bonds.