The president has called for a ratings-based reform of higher education funding. Will it work? And if so, how soon?
Scholarships and grants now pay for almost one-third of higher education costs. But you have to keep looking throughout your college career.
If your parents are footing the bill, they can decline to pay for certain courses of study. And no, they're not trying to crush your dreams.
A new survey says parental contributions dropped 35% in the past 3 years. Grants and scholarships -- and smarter choices -- are filling the gap.
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?
As millennials start to grow up, they're finding plenty to worry about financially. Here are five steps young people can consider to help ease their financial futures.
Education debt levels are soaring, and students are not the ones benefiting. The government and banks are making big money, and colleges have no incentive to control costs. What can we do?
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