student loans

How Trump's Presidency Might Change Student Loans

Whether you wanted Trump to win or not, you still need to know how his presidency might affect your student loans.

Be Careful Who You Owe: Here's Who Can Garnish Your Wages

Most Americans already live paycheck to paycheck. If you owe these four creditors money, well...that paycheck might get a little — or a lot — smaller.

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.

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.

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.

Refinance These 4 Common Debts Before Year Ends

Get the jump on your New Year's debt resolution. Refinance these four loans by December 31st!

4 of the Fastest Ways to Go Broke in Retirement

Retirement should be for relaxing. But if you keep up these four habits, you'll spend your golden years broke.

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.

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.

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 Moves to Make Before You Start Investing

You're ready to start investing — great! But before you dive in, make sure your financial ducks are all in a row.

What Is Student Loan Forbearance, Anyway?

Student loans are a burden, no question about it. Find out if deferment or forbearance can help.

What Happens to Your Debt After You Die?

Add debt to the short list of life's certainties (alongside death and taxes). Since you can't take it with you, where does it go?

15 Personal Finance Calculators Everyone Should Use

Personal finance is best handled with numbers — accurate numbers. These great online calculators have you covered, no math skills required.

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.

You Missed a Student Loan Payment. Now What?

Whoops — did you miss a student loan payment? Don't panic! Here's how to fix your situation.