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Expand your skills and education without stepping foot in a classroom. These seven certifications will help you score the big bucks!

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11 Smart, Frugal Things Every College Care Package Should Include

Skip the candy, ramen, and energy drinks. This is what every college student needs in their care package.

What Every Parent Should Know About the New College Financial Aid Rules

If you have college-aged kids, then you need to know these major FAFSA changes for the 2017–2018 school year.

9 Careers You Don't Need a Ton of Experience to Start

Want a career that offers a living wage, but doesn't require a bunch of experience or education? You may find the perfect job in this list.

Student Loan Debt in Collections? Try These 5 Steps

The student loan default rate is rising. If you ever find yourself falling behind, here's how to catch up.

Should You Pay Your Student Loans With Credit Cards?

You can use a credit card to pay for just about everything — even other loan payments. But there's a catch.

5 Ways to Pay Off Your Student Debt Faster

If you're one of the 40 million Americans with student loan debt, you can save more in the long run by getting smart about saving, spending, and earning.

Should You Borrow Student Loan Money From Amazon Prime?

Don't be tempted by Amazon Prime's student loan "deal" until you know all the facts.

6 Ways to Travel When You Have Student Loans

With smart money management, anyone can hit the road — even with student loan debt.

9 Freshman Shopping Tips to Cut College Costs

From dorm room essentials to new duds, college costs go beyond just tuition. Save big bucks by shopping with these tips in mind.

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.