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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.

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.

21 Things That Young Adults Absolutely Need to Know About Money

While most colleges and universities offer personal finance courses, only a fraction of students sign up for them. It's time for a cram session.

5 Creative Uses for a 529 Plan

You know a 529 Savings Plan is for your children's college expenses, but with some creative thinking, it can be so much more.

Best Money Tips: The Best Sites for Renting and Buying Textbooks

Today we found some stellar articles on the best sites for renting and buying textbooks, steps to financial prosperity, and things you should know about the U.S. economy.

Best Money Tips: Save on the Cost of College

Today we found some amazing articles on saving on the cost of college, how to hide resume flaws, and things you must know about your future spouse's finances.

20+ Freebies for College Students

Making ends meet on a student's budget is challenging, but these 25 freebies make it at least it alittle easier.

7 Things You Need to Know Before Taking Online Classes

The low cost of an online college degree is tempting, but before you sign up, be sure you understand what you're getting — and not getting.

8 Colleges With the Best Programs to Get You Jobs

Students can jumpstart their careers and help pay for school with a college work-study program. Find out which colleges are leading the way.

Best Money Tips: Tips to Start Saving for Your Child's College

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving for your child's college, moves to make at work this year, and ways money slips through your fingers.

How Much College Can You (and Your Kid) Afford?

Is it worth it to pay steep tuition, or should you compromise and pay a lot less? Use this guide to evaluate costs and career goals to match budget with college.

20 Places to Buy or Rent Textbooks

If you still haven't purchased all of this semester's books and your book budget is almost bust, visit one of these discount book websites.

How to Score Free (or Almost Free) College Textbooks

Textbooks can cost you thousands of dollars over the course of your college career. Keep costs down with these tips.

A Better Way to Rank America's Colleges

How should an American University be judged? By how well it serves the public good in three fundamental ways.

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.

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.

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.

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.