Top-notch schools are often said to be worth the higher price in part because it gives them a professional and economic boost. But does it really?
If you want financial aid for college, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Here's what you need to know.
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.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
As fears rise over costs and higher tuition, some law schools advertise their own plans to cover loan replacements.
In a tax case, a US judge ruled that the agency's published guidelines don't hold up in court.
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