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Take Control of Your Student Loan Debt (Instead of Letting It Hold You Back)
college Go beyond the basics to see if what you’re doing will help you climb out of that hole ... or dig it deeper.
Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Student Debt
college Clinton wants free tuition at many public colleges and less restrictive student loan terms. Trump dislikes student debt, but his plans are not as clearly defined.
By Meilan Solly • Last updated
7 Ways Higher Interest Rates Will Hit Your Pocketbook, Portfolio
Markets The rate on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note has moved from 2.06% in September 2017 to a temporary high above 3.12% in May.
By Michael Kahn • Published
Best Ways to Pay for Grad School
Paying for College Getting an advanced degree isn't cheap. But you may not need to go into debt.
By Thomas H. Blanton • Published
How a Grandparent's 529 Account Affects College Financial Aid
529 Plans Distributions from a grandparent-owned 529 savings plan could reduce a grandchild's financial aid. But using one of these strategies can limit the impact.
By Kimberly Lankford • Published
Microsoft’s 15 Biggest Flops
Technology Microsoft (MSFT, $93.78) isn’t exactly the flashiest name in the technology space.
By Brad Moon, InvestorPlace.com • Published
How to Tame Your Student Loans
college Don't let the burden bar you from saving for your future.
By Lisa Gerstner • Last updated
Keep Student Loans From Strangling Your Retirement Plans
retirement Understand your options for handling student debt.
By Eleanor Laise • Last updated
How to Fill Out a FAFSA for College Financial Aid
Paying for College What you include on the application determines how much you'll receive in grants, work-study and student loans.
By Stacy Rapacon • Published
File the FAFSA Now for More Financial Aid in the 2018-19 School Year
college You can file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid as early as October 1 -- and the sooner, the better.
By Kimberly Lankford • Last updated