education

How to Find the Best Back to School Sales

Those back-to-school lists get longer every year. Stock up on supplies while raking in the savings with these sales strategies.

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.

Here's How Spending 3% On You Will Advance Your Career

Want to earn more money throughout your career? It could be as simple as investing in yourself.

7 Lessons I Learned About Money After Living in Mexico

Living abroad can really broaden your horizons, especially when it comes to money.

6 Places to Find Cheap (or Free!) Education

Knowledge is power, and it doesn't come cheap. Luckily, there are cheap ways to get smart and boost your career without racking up student loan debt.

21 Times Spending More Will Save You Money

Spending money to save money may sound counterintuitive, but these 21 buys will surely help you pinch pennies in the long-run.

Learn Something New With These 9 Cheap Apps

Why not fill your down time with knowledge? Whatever you wanna know, learning something new won't cost much with these educational apps.

5 Reasons Women Might Retire With More Wealth

Despite shortchanges in earnings, women just may be able to retire with more wealth than men. Here's why.

9 Ways Money Does Buy Happiness

Money can't buy happiness? Maybe you just don't know where to shop.

Should You Refinance Your Student Loan?

Student loan borrowers have lots of repayment options, including a growing number of refinance options. Here's what to look for.

What’s the Difference Between Student Loan Refinancing and Consolidation?

No, refinancing and consolidating your student loans aren’t the same thing! Learn the difference and what’s right for you!

5 Life Mistakes You Need to Stop Making by 30

You're not a kid anymore. Stop acting like one.

7 Ways Paying Off Student Loans Early Can Boost Your Finances

Did college cost you a pretty penny? If you work hard to pay off those loans, you'll reap the benefits of a huge financial boost.

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.

10 Affordable Kids' Gifts That Won't Rot Their Brains

Give a kid an "educational" toy and it'll soon migrate to the bottom of the toy box. Try these toys and games that are fun first and smart second.

3 Ways Obama's Free Community College Deal Will Help You

The President's community college proposal is not only good for students. Find out how it can help the rest of us, too.

7 Times You Should Choose Private School Over Public

Private school will crimp even the healthiest family budget. When does leaving public school for private make sense?

5 College Degrees Not Worth the Money

A college degree is the gateway to career and financial success — if you choose the right degree. If money is your goal, skip these majors.

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.

11 Fun Games That Make You Smarter, Too

Sure, games are fun, but they can also make us smarter, teach us about money, and stave off dementia. Try these brain building pastimes.