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Sep 9, 2013 6:24PM on Smart SpendingBy Smart Spending Editor

The 2014 annual ranking from US News & World Report has changed its methods to reflect new admissions standards and to increase the weight of graduation and retention rates.

Aug 27, 2013 5:26AM on Smart SpendingBy Donna_Freedman

The president has called for a ratings-based reform of higher education funding. Will it work? And if so, how soon?

Aug 26, 2013 5:44PM on Smart SpendingBy Smart Spending Editor

Not every college costs an arm and a leg. If you're willing to milk cows, work in a hotel or study for the ministry, you could earn yourself a free college education.

Aug 19, 2013 1:46AM on Smart SpendingBy Donna_Freedman

Scholarships and grants now pay for almost one-third of higher education costs. But you have to keep looking throughout your college career.

Jul 26, 2013 11:32AM on Smart SpendingBy Credit.com

A new company allows you to crowdsource your student loans in order to get a lower interest rate and save money. But borrowers say that's not the biggest benefit.

Jul 23, 2013 3:11AM on Smart SpendingBy Donna_Freedman

A new survey says parental contributions dropped 35% in the past 3 years. Grants and scholarships -- and smarter choices -- are filling the gap.

Jul 9, 2013 10:48PM on Smart SpendingBy Donna_Freedman

Oregon recently approved a plan to waive tuition in favor of future payback. That doesn't mean a 'free' education, though -- and is it the right way to pay?

May 23, 2013 3:46PM on Smart SpendingBy Smart Spending Editor

What colleges should be doing is lowering expenses, not raising tuition. Here are a few ideas how they can accompilish that.

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