The FAFSA season opened Oct. 1 for the 2019-2020 school year, but it's not too late for students who haven't filed.
Sheila Bair, former Washington College president, says she has a proposal to change the way student loans are funded — and will help alleviate the debt problem.
For families like the Coccomos, navigating college financial aid offers is more difficult than the applications themselves.
A quarter of consumers receive calls each month about a debt they owe. For some people, the calls are relentless.
Jason Edwards, a communications professor, learned he didn't qualify for public service loan forgiveness. That was just the beginning of his journey.
More states are adopting programs to increase the number of students who could not otherwise afford college.
The Education Department's budget would be significantly reduced under Trump's 2020 budget.
Even as college costs continue to rise, these schools are determined to make an undergraduate degree affordable, according to The Princeton Review.
Currently, the national student-to-counselor ratio is 482 to 1. In some cases, that one counselor is more than enough.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn, is the lone Senate Democrat in the race who has not endorsed either the Schatz or Sanders proposals to make college debt-free or tuition-free.
With the help of a student loan expert, we've addressed some of the most common misunderstandings about the public service loan forgiveness program.
Getting admitted is one thing. Figuring out which college offers are affordable based on the financial aid award letter is another.
Attending college has become a more uncertain and difficult experience for many people, but numerous strategies can reduce your regret.
Holiday spending, rising student loan balances and a jump in automobile financing at the end of last year helped American debt hit a new high.
Many states are still trying to figure out if their own tax benefits apply to savers who turn to 529 accounts for private elementary, middle or high school tuition bills.
Navient's board turned down the $12.50 per share offer from a hedge fund and private-equity firm believing it undervalues the company.
You don't have to rely just on your paycheck for your student loans. Volunteering, apps and even some jobs could help you pay down your debt.
Lawmakers are proposing a massive overhaul to the student debt system, in which borrowers' monthly bills would be automatically deducted from their paychecks.
On average, American workers forfeit about $62.2 billion in unused vacation days. What if all that dough went toward your student loan bill?