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We can't afford to continue to let our kids grow up without knowing how to manage money. Maybe it’s time to revive Home Economics—of a different sort.
Major life events present changes and challenges -- emotional, logistical, psychological – and, of course, financial ones. And sometimes it is the last of that bunch that finds us unprepared and leaves us overwhelmed. This need-to-know guide is meant to help.
Giving your children the educational tools to succeed doesn’t come cheap, but with careful planning, a commitment to saving and skillful use of tax breaks and low-interest loans, most parents can cover the costs of college without sacrificing their own financial future.
Planning for parenthood is a busy – if joyful – affair. Amid the whirlwind of activity, moms-- and dads-to-be often overlook one of the most important steps of parenthood -- getting your legal and financial house in order.
Despite a recent scare over the federally guaranteed student loan program, most students attending college this year shouldn't face major troubles getting funding.
The U.S. Education Department will be ready to process emergency advances for student loans by June 1, the Wall Street Journal said on Monday, citing a letter to be sent Monday to state agencies that would enforce the program.
With Sallie Mae and other student lenders struggling to find financing amid the credit squeeze, what’s the trade as fewer students can find access to affordable loans?
The House on Thursday backed a measure aimed at ensuring students get college loans amid the turmoil in the credit markets.
When it comes to selecting a 529 plan from the dozens that exist, there’s no one-size-fits-all formula. Ultimately, it depends on your savings goals, tolerance for risk and time horizon for your child heading off to college.
If you’re in the market for a student loan, there's more federal funding out there than you may think. You may just have to look a little harder.
There are a number of ways for parents to save for college tuition, but so-called 529 plans are probably the best. Though you might need to study up on the terms and choices, the plans provide enough tax advantages to make it worth your while.
Some of the top universities in the country are slashing or eliminating tuition costs, expanding financial aid and generally rethinking the affordability equation.
The steadily rising costs of higher education – roughly twice the inflation rate – makes it a permanent part of the iron cross of American worries, joining concerns about retirement, health care and jobs.
With the credit crunch likely to grind on for some time Washington is dusting off a lender-of-last-resort plan to provide for an uninterrupted supply of government-subsidized college student loans.
One of the nation’s largest student loan operations announced Wednesday that it would suspend making federal-guaranteed loans starting early next month.
Talking about finance doesn’t have to put a damper on romance. Being open and honest about how you feel about money can be critical for developing and maintaining a healthy relationship. Here's some tips.
Educational publisher Pearson said on Monday trading was strong in the third quarter and that underlying sales and operating profit rose 6 and 20 percent respectively over the first nine months of the year.
More education for U.S. workers of all ages could help slow an anticipated moderation of productivity growth as the population ages, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Monday.
The daughter of Warren Buffett's mentor and business partner David Dodd is giving $128.5 million over a period of twenty years to the George School in Newtown, Pennsylvania. It's being called "one of the largest single gifts to an existing independent school in the United States."
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard. But now his startup is back in class, at Stanford University. Apparently the university has a new class called "Create Engaging Web applications Using Metrics and Learning on Facebook.