Education / Financing Education

  • 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...

  • 529 plans expand to allow more eligible expenses

      

    If you're saving for your child's college, there's a tool that can help you get it done in a tax-free way. The best way to save for college is a 529 plan A 529 plan is the best...

  • New York will pay your student loan bills for two years

      

    The state of New York just announced it will take on student loans for those having a difficult time making payments.  How to qualify "Get on Your Feet" is a loan...

  • 11 best ways to find a college scholarship

      

    The idea of student loans can be pretty terrifying -- especially considering the average 2015 college graduate was left with more than $35,000 to pay back for their education. It's no...

  • Parents paying college tuition may now be eligible for $10,000 tax credit

      

    The benefits of the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC), formerly known as the HOPE scholarship credit that was originally set to expire in 2017, became permanent last...

  • Government forgives student loans due to college's deceptive tactics

      

    The Washington Post reported last week that per the Obama administration, $28 million in student loans will be forgiven to 1,312 former Corinthian College students, a...

  • Best 529 plans to help pay for college

      

    A 529 Plan is the best way to save for your kid's college. 529 plans -- aka college-savings plans -- allow you, a relative or a friend to put money aside as an investment for a child's...

  • 9 ways to pay for college without student loans

      

    Student loan debt in the U.S. has reached about $1.2 trillion -- including both federal and private student loans. It's no secret that college isn't cheap -- and the price of education...

  • How to get an apprenticeship and avoid student loan debt

      

    Given that student loan debt in the U.S. tops $1.2 trillion and the average graduate owed over $30,000 in 2015, it’s no surprise topics like how to start paying student loans are...

  • 5 things to know about paying off your student loans

      

    The grace period on student loans is about to expire for recent graduates. And while the idea of being able to pay off that debt may seem impossible right now for people who were in...

  • 10 colleges that are lowering tuition costs

      

    The cost of attending college has been getting worse and worse -- leaving students in the U.S. with a collective student loan bill of more than $1 trillion. In fact, according to Kiplinger,...

  • Pay off student loan debt or save for retirement? You can do both!

      

    Editor's note: This article originally appeared on GetRichSlowly.com. In my recent post, “Why investing can be better than paying down debt,” Dianecy’s comment raised a...