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The average debt for "for-profit" schools averages to almost $40,000, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
CNBC's personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson explains how you can save for your retirement while putting money towards for your children's college educations. The key is to prioritize your savings.
The Department of Education will regulate college debit cards in order to protect students from excessive fees, NBC News reports.
Check out the best cities for millennial college students for work and play. CNBC's Jane Wells report.
This nonbank alternative to student-loan funding has already funded over $2 billion in loans—and envisions an IPO next year.
It college worth it? Study after study confirms that it is. NBC News reports.
College tuition is on the rise, and University of California President Janet Napolitano says she knows why.
Stanford has made tuition free for students whose families make less than $125,000 a year. That's great news for the mere 5.05% of students accepted to the nation's most selective college.
Chinese nationals are the fastest growing student population in the United States, but it is a tedious process for many Chinese prospective students to get into a U.S. college. So what makes it so appealing? CNBC's Dina Gusovsky reports.
With a college acceptance letter in hand, the next step is figuring out if your student can afford to attend.
CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant highlights hidden fees and uncovers the true cost of college after receiving a long-awaited college acceptance letter.
New initiatives from President Obama offer new student loan protections and repayment options. Could you benefit?
Getting a college education can lead to student debt but here are a few tips to pay those loans off fast to save more. CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports.
Immigration patterns have made affirmative action harder to promote at a time when support is flagging. One academic explains why.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says saving for retirement is a priority for parents, and explains the 529 savings plan -- which can help parents save for their children's college expenses.
Rob Lieber, New York Times columnist, discusses President Obama's flip-flop on college savings plans, and shares insight on how to talk to children about money.
Grover Norquist, Founder, Americans for Tax Reform, comments on Obama's plan to tax 529 plans, and says it's still written in the budget.
CNBC's John Harwood explains the Administration's idea for taxing 529 plans and discusses why tax reform is going to be so difficult.
Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution, and Michael Feldman, Glover Park Group, provide their thoughts on what we can expect to hear from President Obama when he addresses the nation Tuesday night.
Six-figure loan debt is becoming a way of life for many recent graduates, and even some old ones. Here's how to keep it from swallowing you whole.
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Using ETFs investors can now span the globe in their portfolios. It’s now more important than ever to diversify assets.
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Duff McDonald, "The Golden Passport" author, talks about the history of cronyism among Harvard Business School graduates and why he thinks the school needs to get back to its original thesis of preserving capitalism.
Few students and families pay the full price for private colleges and universities. These online tools can help.
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