Education / Financing Education

  • How to qualify for the new student loan forgiveness program

      

    The Obama administration announced Tuesday a plan to forgive $7.7 billion in federal student loans held by an estimated 387,000 permanently disabled Americans, of which roughly half, 179,000, are...

  • Top 25 highest paying companies in America

      

    Glassdoor has just released their list of the 25 highest-paying companies in America for 2016. For those not familiar with the site, it offers free salary data for a variety of companies...

  • 6 free ways to learn how to code

      

    The future of education is all about lifelong learning, but too many people don't further their education after they get out of school. Now the beauty of the Internet can come to rescue...

  • 6 ways to eliminate student loan debt from your life

      

    Student loans are a backbreaking burden on many people in this country both young and old. Collectively, our borrowing for education is more than $1 trillion. Thankfully, there are some ways you...

  • Strategies for paying back student loans faster

      

    Are you feeling burdened by student loan debt? According to this Wall Street Journal article, among 2015 college graduates, the students that graduated with student loan debt will owe an...

  • Is student loan repayment the new 401(k)?

      

    Student loan debt is a huge problem in the U.S. -- possibly one of the biggest financial obstacles we've ever faced as a nation. A recent report from the White House found that total...

  • These 25 colleges had the biggest tuition hikes

      

    On March 4, the University of Southern California announced its tuition for the 2016-2017 school year will surpass $50,000 for the first time in school history. This makes it one of the most...

  • Americans are moving to Europe for free college

      

    More and more Americans are escaping the mounting costs of increasing college tuition by opting to attend colleges and universities abroad, and more specifically, in Europe. Read more: 10 great...

  • 10 great colleges that don't require you to take student loans

      

    With so much student loan debt out there, it may seem hard to believe that not every college and university is just after your money. But in fact, more and more schools are offering ways for...

  • What would you do to avoid student loan debt?

      

    Some people will go to great lengths to eliminate their student loan debt. In the past we've brought you stories of people who are willing to live in a van, a tent or a parking lot to avoid or...

  • U.S. marshals arrest man for unpaid student loan

      

    A student loan debt from almost 30 years ago put one Houston man in handcuffs. Paul Aker told KRIV seven armed U.S. marshals arrested him at his home for an outstanding federal loan...

  • These programs can help erase your student loan debt

      

    With 43 million Americans struggling to pay of their student loan debt, more and more people are looking for ways to reduce the burden of those seemingly never-ending monthly payments. If...

  • These cities will help pay your student loans!

      

    Are you overwhelmed with student loan debt? Here's an unusual idea that might help. Several communities across the country that are suffering from "brain drain" -- where all the...

  • The dangers of co-signing a student loan

      

    Parents have big dreams for their children -- and very often college is one of those dreams. After all, every parent wants their child to have the best shot at success in life! However, by...

  • Education start-up offers new way for students to pay for college

      

    It's no secret that the cost of college isn't cheap -- and unfortunately, it's getting worse. The average annual cost of a four-year college for the 2015–2016 school year...