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Money Tips for College Students


While in college, it's normal to have help from parents or student loans in order to pay the monthly bills. So graduating and taking your first steps into the “real world” is often a very scary experience. This infographic helps to spell out the ...

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Higher Education: Economic Boon or Bubble?

With the economic downturn of recent years, many Americans are wondering if a college degree is the answer to their employment woes.

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Recent Tips for Students

    Parent PLUS Loan Forgiveness: Is It Possible?

    Did you take out student loans for your child to go to college? Has some regret set in? You do have some repayment options - just not as many as student borrowers.

    REPAYE: How Revise Pay As You Earn Works

    You're not alone if you hit a roadblock with keeping up with your student loans. There's a way you could lower your monthly payments with the REPAYE Program. Here's what you need to know.

    FedLoan: What You Need to Know

    You thought your student loan was with the Department of Education, but it turns out you need to pay back FedLoan. Huh? We explain all about this loan servicer below.

    Loan Forgiveness for Teachers: What Are Your Options?

    Like most new graduates, you probably have more than $30,000 in student debt. If you are a teacher and that's around your starting salary, what are you supposed to do?

    How Do Student Loans Work

    College is costly. There are many ways to help you pay for it, though. Here are the basics on your options - from scholarships and grants to federal and private loans.

    10 Grants to Pay Off Student Loans

    It's possible to pay down student loans without money from your own pocket. Graduates in certain fields have free money waiting for them. You just have to know where to look.

    How to Lower Student Loan Payments

    After college, you get a six-month grace period on your student loans. That's not a long time. Suddenly your loan payments become due. How will you pay them back?

    23 Overwhelming Student Loan Debt Statistics

    Uncover the most shocking statistics about student loan debt. Here are jaw-dropping statistics to help you get real about one of America's largest debts.

    Subsidized vs Unsubsidized Student Loans

    As a college student or graduate, you have many loan terms thrown at you. Among them you'll hear subsidized and unsubsidized loans. What's the difference? Read on.

    How to Get Rid of Student Loans

    The day finally came - you graduated college! Now it's onto real life. Excitement settles in until you get a look at your total student debt. How will you pay these loans on top of your other bills?

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