Despite what you may have heard, the truly desperate can have their student loan debt forgiven in bankruptcy court. But it's not easy.
This is probably your first opportunity to manage your day-to-day finances without parental oversight. Don't mess it up.
If you plan to foot the bill for your child's higher education, you may be shortchanging your child and yourself.
After 8 years of postgraduate education, the author was surprised to find herself $100,000 in the hole.
The average in-state sticker price for a public university is about $8,000 a year. Yet the typical student pays less than a third that amount. Here's how it's done.
Should colleges stand up and say, 'Enough is enough -- we can't, in good conscience, send these kids out into the world with tens of thousands of dollars in debt'?
College students -- and their parents -- should expect higher book prices again this year.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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