Some schools demand that students personally foot a portion of the bill, even if they have financial aid that would cover everything.
When interest rates plunged, recent graduates shackled with student debt couldn't refinance at a lower rate.
Young adults no longer expect to buy their first house right away. First they need good credit, a hefty downpayment and a stable job.
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.
Deciding where to live -- and with whom -- can have a huge effect on how much money you have left to enjoy the urban amenities all around you.
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?
Some college-age folks believe there doesn't need to be a limit, while older people are more conservative. But students' crushing debt loads affect us all.
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