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Don’t be afraid to saddle your kids with some loans, Carmen says. It's better than risking your retirement.
Good planning and an understanding of a very complicated system of saving for college and getting aid can earn and save you thousands.
This week we're focusing on how to finance college tuition in today's market - because it's one bill you cannot skip.
At a time when fewer and fewer people can afford to pay for college, these schools are going out of their way to make higher education even more expensive. Their justification? Endowments haven't done so well lately. Since when did Penn or Harvard or Yale become for-profit institutions?
Everyone—including President Obama—is talking about green-collar jobs. But there is still no consensus of what a green job is.
College students graduating this year will feel the effects of the economic crisis in the job market. Take a look at which degrees have the most drawing power in the job market.
Margaret Spellings stuck around after the show to take your questions. Find out what she had to tell regular Americans looking for loans.
Education Secretary Margaret Spellings explains the government's new student loan plan.
Carmen's rules for getting the most out of your college investment. *CNBC.com Exclusive*
Many private student loans offer prizes, gifts and perks for applying – but some of the loan companies get a failing grade.
Is it time to pull out of a 529 that has lost half its value?
How to prepare for paying for college, no matter how old your kids are.
As Wall Street tries to survive the credit crunch, business schools are planning their own rescue plans: tinkering with their curricula and preparing students for a different job landscape
As the credit crunch deepens, it's putting more private student loan companies out of business and leaving fewer students able to qualify.
What college students - and their parents - should learn.
The continuing federal bailout of Wall Street is undermining prospects that the next administration will tackle one of the nation's biggest education problems — that higher education effectively excludes some 400,000 academically qualified students every year.
Taking a step that professors may view as a bit counterproductive, some universities are doling out Apple iPhones and Internet-capable iPods to students, the New York Times reported.
Also, making a plan for paying off student loans.
Christie and Dayna are two ordinary people shouldering the burden of college expenses. One needs to pay off loans while the other needs to save for her kids. Carmen's got plans for both.
A former loan officer explains how to get the most from your financial aid.