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Best Money Tips: Saving for Your Child's College Fund

Today we found some awesome articles on saving for your child's college fund, reasons to have a budget, and saving money at restaurants.

Big List of Student Discounts

Whether you're in college or high school, there's a bevy of discounts available to you, from dining to travel to movies and more.

Best Money Tips: Smart Money Moves for College Freshmen

Today we found some great articles on smart money moves for college freshmen, ways to save money on your next vacation, and how to stop wasting money.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money in College

Today we found some great articles on ways to save money in college, free or inexpensive ways to have a good time, and interview tips that will help you get a job.

Best Money Tips: Help Your Job-Hunting Kid

Today we found some great articles on ways to help your job-hunting kid, ways to stretch your vacation dollar, and saving money on gas.

Best Money Tips: Combat Student Loan Debt

Today we found some great articles on how to combat student loan debt, things to consider when signing up for a loyalty program, and ways to save on gas.

College Move-Out Days: The Best Time to Dumpster Dive?

Every year, thousands of college students throw out everything from working TVs to unopened cans of food. Find out how to make their trash your treasure.

Ask the Readers: Is it Worth it to Go to College?

Tell us whether or not you think going to college is worth it for a chance to win 1 of 3 $20 Amazon gift certificates!

Student Loans: How to Make Post-College Decisions

Making decisions about student loans doesn’t have to be difficult. But it should be personalized.

5 Tips for My Career-Clueless College Self

Going to college without knowing what career you want is tough...and very common. Here's what I'd tell my pre-college self if I could hop back in time.

8 Ways to Eliminate Debt While in Grad School

Grad school doesn’t have to wreak havoc on your finances. In fact, if you plan carefully, you can even graduate debt-free.

Rethinking the 529 College Savings Plan Strategy

Since the 529 college savings plan offers both an investment and a tuition option, there's good reason to do both!

Share Your Thoughts: Consolidating Student Loans

What should one reader do to consolidate his student loan payments?

United World College: Study Abroad For Way Less Than You Think

Does your high school-aged child want something different? Are they smart, motivated, and looking for new challenges? They may find what they are looking for in the two-year United

6 Savvy Strategies to Ward Away College Hunger and Avoid Overspending

Back in 1996, I was a partial scholarship private college student with the “gold” meal plan. Despite having access to food almost anytime I wanted, I often went hungry. Why? I was

Beyond Tuition: Helping Out With College Expenses

My sister starts college this spring and I've been thinking about options for helping her out with her expenses beyond tuition. While I'd love to be able to just cover all her cost

Section 529 Plans

For parents interested in setting aside money towards college expenses for their children, a Section 529 account is one of the best ways to do so.

Federal Stafford Loans

The federal government has established a student loan program to enable more students to obtain a college education. They come in two forms: subsidized and unsubsidized.

Federal Perkins Loans

Where a Stafford Loan or Parent PLUS Loan is available to just about any college student, a Federal Perkins Loan is only available to students who can expect only a minimal level o

Parent PLUS Loans

Parents can take out low-interest loans in order to help their children pay for school. With a Parent PLUS loan, parents can borrow directly from the federal government and receive