Articles on Education & Training

Don't Ignore These 4 Things Before Refinancing Your Student Loans

If you're overwhelmed with student loan debt, refinancing might be tempting. Before you make that call, make sure you understand the fine print.

8 Money-Saving Hacks Every College Student Should Try

College debt doesn't stand a chance up against these top money-saving hacks.

What Is Student Loan Forbearance, Anyway?

Student loans are a burden, no question about it. Find out if deferment or forbearance can help.

The 8 Best Ways to Save on Back-to-School Supplies Right NOW

Is it already time to start thinking about back to school? It is if you want to save money!

8 Money Moves Students Should Make During a Gap Year

Malia Obama made gap years buzzworthy. Fellow students taking a year of self-exploration should make these money moves first.

4 Ways Student Loans Impact Your Taxes

Got student loan debt? Who doesn't. Lessen the burden by knowing just how that debt plays into your taxes.

What to Do If You Didn't Save for Your Child's College

The best time to start saving for your child's education was 18 years ago. If you missed out, there are still ways to help them afford college.

You Missed a Student Loan Payment. Now What?

Whoops — did you miss a student loan payment? Don't panic! Here's how to fix your situation.

5 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Graduate

Congratulations, grad! After you stash your cap and gown, it's time to make these money moves ASAP.

The 10 Most Common Financial Aid Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them

Acing FAFSA is crucial for making college affordable for so many students. Unfortunately, it's also super confusing.

My 2016 Budget Challenge: Affording Education

For Max, a new career means learning a whole new skill set. Find out how she's achieving it while keeping to her strict budget.

9 Cheap Ways to Increase Your Knowledge and Earning Potential

A great way to increase your earning potential is through continuing education. These online tools will get you there.

12 Easy Ways to Avoid Student Loan Debt

Completing college is hard enough without the mountain of debt that usually follows. Here's how to get the education without the financial stress.

5 Most Common Tax Mistakes Made by College Grads

College grads, your homework isn’t over. Your next assignment is making sure you get the most tax breaks possible.

When Should You Start Saving for Your Child’s Education?

While college costs continue to soar, how can you best save up for your child’s education?

8 Tax Tricks to Try if You're Stuck With Student Loans

The burden of student loan debt is heavy enough. Get as many tax breaks as you can to lighten your load.

6 Places to Find Cheap (or Free!) Education

Knowledge is power, and it doesn't come cheap. Luckily, there are cheap ways to get smart and boost your career without racking up student loan debt.

Don't Skip These 8 Tax Breaks for Students

College isn't cheap, but students of any age can cut the cost by claiming the right deductions. Would any of these help you or a student you know?

8 Part-Time Jobs That Offer College Benefits

Don't pick just any part-time job when you are in college. Choose one that offers college tuition benefits, too.

How to Increase Your Child's Odds of Winning a Scholarship

Only the rarest of special snowflake students get scholarships, right? Wrong. Anyone can find money to help with school if they know where to look.