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Some public school districts are charging students mandatory fees and holding out the threat of barring students from participating in activities if parents don't pay.
Twelve million Gen Y-ers make more than $100,000, and many of them are not saddled with the six-digit student debt held by doctors and lawyers.
The biggest mistakes that rookie investors make tend to be psychological ones—and simply knowing these pitfalls and keeping perspective can result in significantly better returns.
A record number of 18- to 31-year-olds are living with their parents, and they're probably likely soon.
Thinking ahead about long-term care can bring big benefits later as the experience of a retired New Jersey teacher shows.
Problems with auto sales and repairs, home improvement and debt disputes led the annual complaints survey compiled by the Consumer Federation of America.
They say you can never be too rich or too thin. But a poll finds that only 28 percent of Americans would be willing to gain 25 pounds to get out of debt.
Bernice Tingle lost her savings to a scam but that's not all. The IRS and California demanded she pay tax penalties accrued due to cashing out her IRA. Her situation isn't unique.
Mistakes have blacklisted many Americans from banks, leading to fees for paying bills, cashing checks, and wiring money. The NYT reports.
It may seem logical that financial aid from colleges should go to the students who need it the most, but guess again.
Getting a bargain vacation isn't just about finding the best rates. More states and cities are hiking taxes tourists pay for hotels and car rentals.
Would you pay to use micro-blogging site Twitter? If yes, how much would you pay per month?
James Gandolfini, the late actor, appears to have made some key mistakes with his estate planning. Here's how to avoid the same minefields.
More middle-age workers fear the financial consequences of a critical illness than fear dying from that illness, but few are preparing for that possibility, a survey finds.
Those staying in hotels this year are happier with their visit than they have been in the past 7 years. Here are tips to make you even more satisfied.
It's one of the things you must do when you relocate—change your mailing address with the postal service—and private companies are charging up to $24 for what the USPS charges $1.
Scholarships and grants have trumped parental contributions as the No. 1 source of paying for college for the first time in four years, according to a new report.
Almost two thirds of Americans plan to work during vacation this year, up from 52 percent a year ago, according to a new survey. Here's why.
Grants and scholarships are taking a leading role in paying college bills, surpassing the traditional role parents long have played in helping foot the bills.
If you're a gadget lover who always wants the latest smartphone, then you should consider a "no-contract" wireless plan.
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