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Money Tips for College Students


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.

It's time to think about move-in day. To make the transition without digging a hole in your wallet, start planning for this big change now.

How Do Student Loans Work

Understand how student loans work, from the types of loans available, how to get them, and how payments work. Read on to learn your options.

Compound Interest: Split Personality

Compound interest – the wonderful banking principle that helps your savings grow at a faster rate each year. Simply set up automatic deduction from your paycheck, sit back, watch your retirement grow and let your worries fly away. If only it were that easy.

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 ...



Recent Tips for Students

    Benefits of College

    The average college graduate leaves college with a whopping $37,000 in debt. That figure alone is enough to make you rethink your decision to go to college. But do the benefits outweigh the cost?

    Negative Effects of Homework

    Experts say that students should have no more than 10 minutes of homework per grade, starting in the 1st grade. Many students have much more homework than this, though, and it could be detrimental.

    Benefits of Reading

    Reading makes you smarter, more confident, and better able to hold a conversation. Do you read enough to earn these benefits?

    How Much Does it Cost to Go to Harvard

    It can cost as much as $270,000 to attend Harvard for a four-year degree. However, Harvard gives out a lot of financial aid based on student needs.

    Benefits of Studying Abroad

    Just about 10% of US graduates study abroad, despite the numerous benefits of doing so. Students who study abroad not only benefit their education and further their career, but they also grow personally.

    How Much Does it Cost to Take the GRE

    Taking the GRE is a big decision not just academically, but financially too. It can be a big financial burden if you don't prepare yourself ahead of time for the costs.

    Millennials Age Range and Characteristics

    News headline and cranky uncles love to blame Millennials for just about everything. But who are Millennials? And is everything really their fault? We separate fact from fiction below.

    Obama Student Loan Forgiveness

    Student loan forgiveness involves more than just signing up and having your debt forgiven. Learn what you need to do and some pitfalls to avoid.

    Student Travel Insurance

    Studying abroad? Learn more about how student insurance can protect your health and your wallet while you focus on the experience.

    ACS Education: What You Need to Know

    Is ACS your federal loan servicer? Read on for what you need to know. Learn how to avoid common problems.

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