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Student loans have climbed to more than $1.2 trillion today. Could new proposals reverse that trend?
Student loan debt is a big—and growing—problem for many older Americans near or in retirement.
The payoff of a college degree may be a longer time coming for those carrying loan debt, with ripple effects even into retirement.
Practical majors like pharmaceutical marketing are exploding. But here's why they're not all that, says one Wharton professor.
India's system for training doctors is plagued by fraud and unprofessional teaching practices, worsening public health issues, Reuters reports.
Student loan debt is ricocheting through the U.S., affecting institutions and economic patterns that have been at the core of America's very power.
Why does college cost so much? And why does tuition keep rising? John Schoen explores some of the reasons for the increase.
Assets in 529 college savings plans reached a record $247.9 billion in 2014, but the average balance will barely cover a year at public college.
Student loan debt is at a record high and growing, but there are repayment strategies that can ease the burden for borrowers.
Jake Schwartz, General Assembly CEO, discusses his company's innovative approach in providing higher education for the hottest jobs in technology.
The administration's proposed 2016 budget would now impose required minimum distributions for Roth IRAs.
A new study reveals stark differences in how baby boomers, Generation X and millennials handle their money.
Engineering schools top the list of best colleges for return on investment.
Obama's proposed budget would allow the long-term unemployed to withdraw up to $50,000 from their retirement plans penalty free.
The IRS offers some provisions for early withdrawals from your retirement accounts. But there's a steep price to pay.
Ron Lieber, author of "The Opposite of Spoiled," shares his advice on how to raise kids to be financially successful adults.
Millennials are more likely to rent than to own, but most don't have renters insurance. That could be a costly mistake.
Opening 529 plans to more savers is nice, but doesn't the government cause enough tuition inflation already?
Rep. Jenkins is seeking support for a bill that will boost 529 college-savings plans — not tax them, like President Obama proposed.