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How to Stop Student Loans From Ruining Your Life

You got a higher education to improve your life — not to burden it. Don't let a student loan ruin everything.

6 Signs Your College Is a Scam

Higher education is always a good idea, right? Wrong. Some colleges are a total scam.

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Student Loan Grace Period

A student loan grace period isn't a pass to spend your first big paychecks willy-nilly. Be smart, save up, and prepare to tackle your loan.

CSS Is One Source of College Financial Aid You Can't Afford to Overlook

You've probably heard of FAFSA, but how about CSS PROFILE? It can help you afford the top schools in America.

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.