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Comparing Private Student Loan Options

Choosing among private student loans involves a variety of factors: getting the lowest interest rates, whether you want ...

How to Actually Pay Your Tuition Bill

The process of paying tuition bills seems fairly simple. However, depending on what method you use, you may pay fees or ...

Last Minute Summer Career Exploration Activities

Summer is a great time for short career exploration activities that can boost your career knowledge and help you choose ...

Are parents legally obligated to pay for their child's college?

Parents do not have a legal duty to pay for their child’s college—with one exception.

How Public Service Loan Forgiveness Affects Future Borrowing

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) is a program by the federal government where after 10 years of on-time payments w...

4 Ways to Boost Your Credit Score, Fast

When you’re applying for private student loans in the next few weeks, there are several ways you can boost your credit s...

Should I participate in a work-study program or get a part-time job?

If you fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you may be eligible to participate in the Federal ...

Saving for Your Retirement vs. Saving for Your Child’s Higher Education: How a Financial Advisor Views the Choice

The choice between applying savings to retirement versus to a child’s higher education (usually through a 529) is a comm...

10 European countries with free or virtually free college tuition

Contrary to what you might expect, studying abroad can actually save you money.

Are college students eligible for government benefits programs?

As the cost of college continues to rise, a considerable number of college students are being classified as food- or hou...

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