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.
Retiring $12,000 of debt over a year's time is doable with some sacrifice.
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.
It's not too early for the college-bound to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. You may be surprised to find you qualify.
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