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Investors might not have to choose yea or nay to profit, Cramer says.
Are you smarter than a fifth grader? If you’re talking about the stock market, probably not.
The math is ugly. Financial aid is going down at many schools, just when more students need it more than ever. Don't despair, though. There are ways to make the grade.
If the bad job market has you thinking about going back to school for an advanced degree, here's some tips on federal student loan programs.
Obama is calling for a sweeping $18 billion proposal covering birth to higher education. It includes reforms for teaching, funds for pre-school programs, college tax credits as well as revamping the college student loan system.
President Barack Obama is trying to remake the government’s lending program by eliminating the middle man, which will mean funding for students.
President Barack Obama said Friday there have been "somewhat encouraging" improvements in the country's stricken labor markets, but the rate of joblessness is "still a sobering toll."
While folks may not look forward to a trip to the dentist or to the accountant, they aren't using the recession as an excuse not to visit them. Sageworks, a provider of private company data, took a look at seven things consumers are still doing despite the economic slump. On the list, going to the dentist and visiting the accountant.
Parents who've seen the value of their 529 plans plummet may have another shock coming: the plans can't be counted on to pay the entire cost of college.
The private student lending industry and its allies in Congress are maneuvering to thwart a plan by President Obama to end a subsidized loan program and redirect billions of dollars in bank profits to scholarships for needy students.
The end of higher education? And yes, I mean that as a play on words—sorry, it's April Fool's day so I had to do something to make myself look like, well, a fool.
Is the dismal job environment reason enough for a soon-to-be-graduate to go right back to school? Not so fast, Carmen says.
Find information on loans, scholarships and much more.
The majority of college students have to take on debt to get through school. But not all student loans are made equal.
With job opportunities drying up left and right, here's to hoping one of the most disgusting and distasteful aspects of our culture finally keels over: the college application/prostitution process.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: College fund tapped out? Maybe you haven’t looked everywhere.
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.
Bank of America is starting to withdraw offers to some MBA students that graduate from US business schools this year, the Financial Times reported Monday.
This week we're focusing on how to finance college tuition in today's market - because it's one bill you cannot skip.