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If the word "college" evokes leafy walkways and eager 18-year-olds, think again. Today's students are older, part time and, often, not graduating.
As enticing as it is to start with a low monthly payment, income-contingent repayment plan, it's not always the best choice. Suze Orman explains why.
Millennials are out of touch with their financial reality, according to a survey, and most still rely on 'Bank of Mom and Dad.'
A judge ruled that an Illinois law aimed at easing the state's huge unfunded pension liability is unconstitutional.
Download the right apps now to make sure you get the best prices on holiday sales.
The value of getting a college degree abroad can seem more attractive amid rising college costs, but it's not a good fit for everyone.
Veterans should be at ease, but for many, slow tuition payments make getting an education another battle to be won.
The recession has spurred a wave of accidental entrepreneurs who have few other alternatives.
College applicants are cleaning up their online profiles in case admissions officers look at it, the New York Times reports.
To stay within budget, be alert for hidden sales items, deceptive signage and ... Christmas carols?
Wells Fargo is launching a new loan modification program that includes an option to lower the interest rate for certain qualified borrowers.
Students are reading less complex books that don't prepare them for careers, the Christian Science Monitor reports.
Millennials' financial goals versus their financial reality do not match up, reports USA Today.
It may be good news for students and parents, but slower tuition increases are putting renewed budget pressure on public colleges.
One in 10 bargain hunters ends up on a counterfeit seller's website, according to a new report. How to ensure you're getting the best (real) deal.
The U.S. has scored the top spot in a new survey of charitable behaviors. How to make sure you're giving effectively this year.
Although many official measurements show the economy is recovering, millions of Americans are underemployed or unemployed.
Shoppers expect incredible bargains when they line up outside stores in the middle of the night after Thanksgiving. They may be disappointed.
Higher education has become a fast-growing American export; foreign exchange students studying in the U.S. are at a record high.
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