student loan debt

14 Money Mistakes to Avoid in 2014

As we start 2014, let's look at 14 areas where people are most likely to make expensive money mistakes, and what you can do to avoid them.

The Top 10 Most Depressing Student Loan Stories

With total student loan debt long past the $1 billion mark, activists are doing all they can to put as many faces on the crisis as possible. Their mission is simple: To convince Congress student loan debt should be dischargeable through personal bankruptcy.

What Happened When This Guy Paid His Student Loan in Cash

Last week, a Reddit user posted a photo of a $114,000 student loan bill-paid in cash-that elicited thousands of comments. Since then, the anonymous alum has stepped forward as Alex Kenjeev, a 2009 law school graduate of the University of Toronto.

Pell Grant Backers Rally to Fight GOP Funding Cuts

More than 1 million of America's poorest college students may have to take out bigger loans, find another way to pay tuition, or drop out in 2012, if Republican budget cuts are passed that shrink the government's Pell grant program. But supporters are mobilizing in an online rally Monday for "Save Pell Day."

Tough times lead to tough prenups

If you are getting married, these economically troubled times call for tough prenuptial agreements. Prenups for people of all ages are becoming...