Between tests and essays, the last thing college students (and their parents) want to stress over is money. Yet there are some easy ways to cut your costs. » Read More
With a college acceptance letter in hand, the next step is figuring out if your student can afford to attend.
CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant highlights hidden fees and uncovers the true cost of college after receiving a long-awaited college acceptance letter.
New initiatives from President Obama offer new student loan protections and repayment options. Could you benefit?
Getting a college education can lead to student debt but here are a few tips to pay those loans off fast to save more. CNBC's Landon Dowdy reports.
Immigration patterns have made affirmative action harder to promote at a time when support is flagging. One academic explains why.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says saving for retirement is a priority for parents, and explains the 529 savings plan -- which can help parents save for their children's college expenses.
Rob Lieber, New York Times columnist, discusses President Obama's flip-flop on college savings plans, and shares insight on how to talk to children about money.
Grover Norquist, Founder, Americans for Tax Reform, comments on Obama's plan to tax 529 plans, and says it's still written in the budget.
CNBC's John Harwood explains the Administration's idea for taxing 529 plans and discusses why tax reform is going to be so difficult.
Lanhee Chen, Hoover Institution, and Michael Feldman, Glover Park Group, provide their thoughts on what we can expect to hear from President Obama when he addresses the nation Tuesday night.
Six-figure loan debt is becoming a way of life for many recent graduates, and even some old ones. Here's how to keep it from swallowing you whole.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson predicts the family income will not keep up with education costs, and government programs will fall short.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson takes a look at trends in the rising costs of education.
A new study from "buy side" network SumZero shows which universities send more students to elite hedge funds.
Billions are being spend on private sports coaches for kids as young as 6 years-old. The goal is to grab a spot on a collegiate team.
The NCAA tells high school athletes the chances of getting a scholarship in many sports are around 2 percent. NBC Sports Dave Briggs, and CNBC.com's Kelley Holland, weigh in.
A complete stranger might help get your student loans under control, through new crowdfunding initiatives and student loan start-ups.
This is the first game specifically made for the next generation systems, says Eric Handler, MKM Partners, discusses the outlook on Activision.
The latest national figures from the Institute for College Access and Success reveal more than two thirds of graduates have at least some debt. CNBC's Scott Cohn reports data is showing the rate of increase in student debt and in tuition is slowing considerably.
The debate against Common Core is moving into the state legislatures, even as more parents plan to opt out of spring tests.
A globe-trotting look at the world of investing, from developed Europe and Asia trends to the least-traveled frontier markets.
Unlock the keys to building a successful long-term financial plan: manage your money, grow your money, and protect it.
Covering the full set of tools and strategies for long-term investors: How to take everyday market fluctuations in stride, and when to know it’s time to take action or protect against a major economic shifts.
Rarely in real life is there a money-back guarantee. MissionU is attempting to change that.
A bipartisan bill is aiming to make the cost of college clearer to future students before they apply to school, N.Y. Times reports.
Protesters shouted "Go home Nazis" as a white nationalist gave a speech on Thursday at the University of Florida.