higher education

Yes, You Can Pay for Education With an IRA

There's more than one way to help pay for college. This little known tip could save you from taking out student loans.

6 Questions to Ask Before Taking Out Student Loans

College isn't cheap and a student loan may seem inescapable. Make sure you've checked out all your options before you sign.

6 Things Financial Aid Might Not Cover

It's that time of year when students and parents are figuring out how to pay for college. Find out what financial aid covers โ€” and what it doesn't.

6 Signs Your College Is a Scam

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

How to Increase Your Child's Odds of Winning a Scholarship

Only the rarest of special snowflake students get scholarships, right? Wrong. Anyone can find money to help with school if they know where to look.

5 Sobering Facts About Student Loan Debt

Higher education comes at a high cost. How much more debt can recent graduates bear?

7 Great Sources of Financial Aid for Switching Careers

Higher education doesn't have to be out of reach. With these grants, scholarships, and fellowships, you can afford to train for a brighter future.

Learning Without the High Cost of Higher Education

College is a great way to get an education โ€” but it's not the only way. These methods will help you learn more on the cheap.

15 Free Ways to Learn Something New

From online classes to in-person demonstrations and more, check out these 15 ways to learn something new โ€” no fee required.