Articles on Education & Training

Join Us for a Live Google Hangout About College Finances This Wednesday at 1 p.m. EST

Our Senior Editor will be participating in a live video chat, discussing ways to save money in college — find out how you can watch and ask questions!

8 Financial To-Do's for College Freshmen

Don't make college more expensive than it already is with bad financial habits. Learn these fundamental money lessons before you head off to class.

10 Things You Didn’t Learn in College (but You Should Have)

It’s kind of ironic that most of us head to college hoping to get smarter and end up feeling so stupid. Here's what I wish I'd learned.

6 Things Every College Student Must Know About Private Student Loans

Private student loans may look like a good way to fund your education, but there are a few things you should know before you sign the paperwork.

Best Money Tips: Save Money While in College

Today we found some great articles on ways to save money in college, the biggest money wasters, and email etiquette.

College Without Loans: Where to Find Scholarships

Applying for scholarships is a great way to pay less for college. Check out these tips for finding excellent scholarship opportunities.

The 5 Best Credit Cards for College Students

Used wisely, these credit cards can be a great way for parents and college kids to share expenses while also building students' financial independence.

Finding an Internship as an Adult

Just because you're not in college doesn't mean you can't have an internship. And while the pay might not be great, the experience can be.

6 Ways to Save on College Tuition

College can be one of the most important investments you make — and one of the most expensive. Keep costs down with these techniques.

Why You Don't Need a College Degree to Succeed

Many people think you need a college degree to have a successful career, but that's not always the case — check out these jobs.

Student Loans: The Third Way to Ruin Your Finances

"Is college worth it?" has become a difficult question to answer — and answering wrong could saddle you with years of debt. Here are your options.

Learning Without the High Cost of Higher Education

College is a great way to get an education — but it's not the only way. These methods will help you learn more on the cheap.

Best Money Tips: Go to College for Free

Today we found some stellar articles on going to college for free, tips to save on Thanksgiving airfare, and measuring career success.

9 Fun Activities to Help You Tighten Up Your Work Skills

Want to improve your resume and general workplace awesomeness? Try taking on one of these fun (and surprisingly useful) activities.

10 Great Jobs for College Students

If you're in college, check out these flexible gigs that can get you some extra cash — and important resume-building experience.

Best Money Tips: Things You Need to Know About Financial Aid

Today we found some awesome articles on things you need to know about financial aid, must-have millionaire habits, and getting financially fit.

15 Free Ways to Learn Something New

From online classes to in-person demonstrations and more, check out these 15 ways to learn something new — no fee required.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money on College Textbooks

Today we found some awesome articles on saving on college textbooks, never wasting money on spoiled food again, and surprising times when your credit counts.

The Benefits of Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship sounds old-fashioned, but the reality is that apprenticeships are still around, and they can be valuable career-building experiences.

Best Money Tips: Get the Most Bang for Your College Buck

Today we found some awesome articles on getting the most bang for your college buck, pet services you can do yourself, and saving money by toting snacks.