Articles on Education & Training

Upromise World MasterCard Credit Card Review

Paying for college can be difficult, but the Upromise World MasterCard is one of the only few credit cards to offer cash back rewards that can help ease that burden for students.

10 Surprising Ways a College Education Will Improve Your Life

You'll spend a lot for a college education — maybe too much. Besides a shot at a job with a decent income, what else are your student loans buying?

The 9 Best State 529 College Savings Plans

College isn't cheap. Give your kids a savings jumpstart with one of these nine best 529 plans across the country.

Your Guide to Getting a Job Right Out of College

Getting a job straight out of college may seem impossible, but if you take some smart steps early, you'll improve your odds of landing a gig.

7 Times It's Okay to Raid Your 529 Plan

While you shouldn't tap a 529 plan willy-nilly, sometimes it's okay to dip into school savings, especially if you have better options.

8 Ways College Students Can Save Money Before Class Starts

Tuition is costly enough — don't let other college costs ruin your budget. Skip pricey extras — not classes — and save both grades and money.

4 Times Student Loan Refinancing Can Save You Big

To re-fi or not to re-fi… managing a student loan today is surprisingly complex. Consider these factors before you decide.

10 Time-Management Skills That Will Help Your Kid Win at School

Try teaching these crucial time-management skills at home and help keep your kids on the ball through the whole school year.

5 Best Credit Cards for Back to School Shopping

The right credit card can mean big savings for your back to school shopping. These are the best ones to use for this fall.

Save Hundreds on Back to School Shopping with These Credit Card Tricks

If you're dreading the expense of back to school shopping, these credit cards tips can help you big!

5 College Degrees With the Highest ROI

If making big bucks after college is your goal, don't choose just any major. Choose one of these five.

Start Off Your Credit History Right with Journey Student Rewards from Capital One

If you're a student, getting approved for a credit card may be challenging. The Journey Student Rewards from Capital One is here to help!

Don't Leave College Without Making These 5 Moves for Financial Success

The one thing recent grads have that's more valuable than their degrees is time. Be smart and turn yours into a future of financial freedom.

3 Private Lenders That Can Really Save You Money on Your Student Loans

Private lenders have begun to enter the student loan consolidation market in a big way. Maybe it's time to drop Sallie Mae.

100 Ways to Save Money in College

Heading off to college this fall? We've got 100 tips to help students save money.

College Guide

This guide offers tips for saving for and getting financial aid for college, plus additional advice for students to save while in school and tips for recent graduates.

7 Great Sources of Financial Aid for Switching Careers

Higher education doesn't have to be out of reach. With these grants, scholarships, and fellowships, you can afford to train for a brighter future.

4 Low-Cost Alternatives to a 4-Year Degree

College is not cheap, but don't be dismayed. You can still find success without a four-year degree.

10 High-Paying Careers With Low Educational Barriers

There are many paths to success. With little schooling investment, these 10 gigs promise a healthy career — and a healthy salary.

8 Ways to Get Student Loan Debt Forgiveness

A college education leaves many of us in debt. Loan forgiveness programs may be able to help — find out if you're eligible for one.