Think the sequester affects only federal employees? Think again. The budget cuts may cause you to adjust your plans in the next few months.
It's not too early for the college-bound to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. You may be surprised to find you qualify.
Some of the most affordable colleges have high dropout and student loan default rates.
Some experts believe the availability of free or nearly free online education will cause many colleges and universities to close.
Once again the false claim that the children of U.S. senators and representatives don't have to pay their student loan debt has gone viral.
The numbers don't even include student loans that are in deferment or forbearance because the borrower can't afford to pay.
Recent college grads owe more than $26,000 on average, and more than a third of them are working in jobs that don't require a college degree.
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