Education / Preparing For College

  • The college majors that earn the most and least money after graduation

      

    There are a few ways to go about choosing a college major. If you pick a field you're interested in, it'll make the process of finding a job you like a lot easier down the road. But then...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Is your campus taking kickbacks from banks?

      

    Did you know some of the giant monster mega banks have been paying massive kickbacks to universities and alumni groups for the right to push debt to students? The banks are buying lists of home...

  • Is your campus taking kickbacks from banks?

      

    Did you know some of the giant monster mega banks have been paying massive kickbacks to universities and alumni groups for the right to push debt to students? The banks are buying lists of home...

  • 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...

  • New ways to pay down your student loan debt

      

    Student loan debt is now nearly $1 trillion collectively for borrowers in the United States. Yet there could be help on the horizon if you have federal student loan debt. Here's a new way...

  • Is graduate school worth the cost?

      

    If you thought earning a bachelor’s degree was expensive, just wait until you start looking at graduate school. Tuition at grad schools has been on the rise for the last few years. The...

  • Private student loans pose risk of automatic default

      

    Picture this: You're paying on your student loan as agreed and suddenly your grandparent or parent who co-signed the loan dies. Do you get a temporary forbearance or a note of condolence...

  • How to start paying off student loans: Best practices guide

      

    As someone who started off her debt reduction journey on Get Rich Slowly with some pretty astronomical student loan debt, I’ve learned the hard way about the repayment process. And with...

  • 5 ways to save money on your college degree

      

    Getting a college degree doesn't have to break the bank. Here's a new way for you to cut the cost in half and still get the degree you want from a traditional 4-year college. First off...

  • These sites find you the best prices on textbooks

      

    New school year, new courses, new books... The cost of buying textbooks can do some serious damage to your wallet -- especially on a college student's budget. According to The...