Recent college graduates who face a tough job market need to know their options for repaying their federal student loans.
Current and future students should consider these potential consequences before running up their student loan debt.
Tuition at public colleges and universities has more than tripled in the past 30 years.
Credit is not raining down on would-be borrowers, but it will be a bit more accessible this year.
If you're down on your luck and can't pay the bills, paying 400% interest isn't going to help. Here are some alternatives.
Do you feel entitled to have the latest gadget? Is your self-worth based on the stuff you own?
You have easy access to extra cash that you might not even know about.
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