Just because more young adults are moving back in with their parents doesn't mean it's a bad thing. Here's the upside.
If you plan to foot the bill for your child's higher education, you may be shortchanging your child and yourself.
After 8 years of postgraduate education, the author was surprised to find herself $100,000 in the hole.
The average in-state sticker price for a public university is about $8,000 a year. Yet the typical student pays less than a third that amount. Here's how it's done.
Tens of thousands of retirees have fallen behind on student loans -- and the feds are coming after their Social Security benefits.
For instance, 10% of recent graduates of four-year colleges have monthly student loan payments that exceed 25% of their income.
Allowing Americans to wipe out some student debt by filing for bankruptcy will do little to help most families.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.