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Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan would pay the tuition cost for full-time students whose families earn less than $125K per year. Sounds great but critics say the plan gives no additional aid to the poorest students. Beth Akers, Manhattan Institute, and Sara Goldrick-Rab, Temple University, discuss.
Lawsuits filed this week accused student loan collector Navient of misleading tactics, The New York Times reports.
In return for a college degree at no cost, these schools require a steep commitment.
How your student loan servicer handles extra payments could cost you a lot extra in the long run.
Say hello to a new bill from Reps. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., and Ron Kind, D-Wis., that aims to expand college savings plan coverage.
Grads with this degree are notoriously well paid — but not everywhere. The best and worst worst countries on pay.
President-elect Trump's plans for student debt compare favorably to existing options, but it remains to be seen if they will be enacted.
Here’s what you need to know about President-elect Trump’s plan for relieving student loans.
Debtors can expect to cough up more money each month, but they'll pay what they owe sooner.
New York's Governor Cuomo has pitched free public college for some students. Here's where else you can get a cheap education.
Parents have collectively borrowed nearly $75 billion to pay for their children's college education. Here's how to reduce that burden.
Undergrads are taking on larger loans than they need in order to get through four years of school — and they're missing out on free money as well.
When my daughter told me what she wanted to be when she grew up, I tried to talk her out of it...at first, says Dustin McKissen.
These college courses provide students with the skills they really need for work, says NYIT's Francine Glazer.
A new survey says undergraduate students may be borrowing about $12,000 more than they need to finish their education.
Virginia is the latest state to roll out tax-advantaged ABLE accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Babysitters, dog walkers and errand runners can earn some easy cash in these towns. Just mind the tax implications.
Families of college-bound students could improve their chances at financial aid by cutting their tax bill this year.
For fixed-rate loans, nothing changes right now. For variable-rate loans, you may want to change how you borrow.
More than half of grandparents are saving for a grandchild's college education, or hope to. Here's how to give wisely.
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