College Grads: Don’t Let Student Loans Ruin Your Credit
July 10, 2018 |
A missed payment is the No. 1 way to lose points on your credit score.
Parents Are Saving More Money For College
July 9, 2018 |
They’re saving 10 percent more for their kids education than two years ago.
7 Tips for Getting Out of Student Loan Debt Faster
July 3, 2018 |
How to create a hard-hitting plan to get rid of those student loans for good.
Which City Has The Highest Student Debt?
July 2, 2018 |
Washington, D.C. is the nation’s capital of student loan debt.
College Seniors: Clif Bar Wants to Pay Your Student Loan Debt
June 13, 2018 |
The only catch is you have to intern or volunteer at a job you’re passionate about.
Debt.com’s Latest Scholarship Winner Has A Healthy Approach to Saving For College
May 28, 2018 |
Katie Waples wants to be a nurse for the underprivileged.
College Grads: Bosses Are Hiring And They Want You
May 23, 2018 |
And if you don’t get the job, it’s probably your fault.
Kara Sat in Fear at Her College Graduation Ceremony
May 23, 2018 |
She had no job lined up, and owed a bunch of student loan debt — but that didn’t stop her.
What Graduate Degrees Make The Best Financial Investments?
May 21, 2018 |
The student debt burden to call yourself doctor outweighs its average income.
Hey, New College Grads: Want A Job? Stop Lying
May 14, 2018 |
Hiring managers list the 8 biggest mistakes they see from the Class of 2018
Chris Went From Playing Xbox to Paying Off Debt
April 11, 2018 |
Now his goal is to build his own financial kingdom.
What This High Schooler Learned While Applying For 96 Scholarships
April 2, 2018 |
Mostly, he learned never to give up.
Jason is Known as “The Student Loan Whisperer”
March 14, 2018 |
But before he earned that title, he made many “idiotic” mistakes.
How Necessary Is Grad School?
February 26, 2018 |
Students say they need the degree to get ahead even if that means starting off behind financially.
How I Saved For My Student Loans by Camping on Campus
February 16, 2018 |
It’s cheaper to pitch a tent outside the admin building than pay for a dorm.
New York’s Most Expensive College Costs 12 Times Wyoming’s
February 5, 2018 |
The most expensive schools in each state vary widely across the country.
Debt.com Scholarship Winner Defeated Personal And Financial Demons
February 5, 2018 |
Nothing will stop Isabella McQueen.
Apparently College Grads Didn’t Realize How Expensive College Is
December 21, 2017 |
More than half of undergraduate students believe college is more expensive than they originally planned.
Despite More Planning, Families Find College is Still Surprisingly Expensive
December 15, 2017 |
Parents are underestimating the cost of college for their children by tens of thousands (and sometimes hundreds of thousands) of dollars.
Debt.com’s Latest Scholarship Winner Is Scared Of Student Loans
December 4, 2017 |
That’s why she applies for 10 scholarships a week.
Billions of Free Money for College was Left Behind by New Students
November 14, 2017 |
This year, 1.2 million high school grads didn’t fill out a FAFSA, leaving $2.3 billion of free money behind.
Can Trump Fix the Student Loan Crisis?
October 20, 2017 |
Some financial experts believe the president will find a way to help students with their loans — others not so much.
You’ll Never Guess Which College Football Team Is the Best — According to Experian
August 31, 2017 |
Credit score impacts everything — even the very football team you should be cheering for.
This Teenager Probably Knows More About Money Than You Do
August 28, 2017 |
The latest Debt.com scholarship winner loves profit and nonprofits.
Americans Are Getting Better at Paying For College
August 14, 2017 |
For the first time in a decade, scholarships and grants cover a third of college costs.
Who Are Counterfeit Textbooks Really Cheating?
August 8, 2017 |
After tuition, textbooks are one of the biggest college expenses. One company is trying to stop students from seeking other options.
Your Back to School Budget Might be Breaking Your Bank
July 26, 2017 |
After the holiday season, back-to-school shopping is the second largest spending event of the year. Nearly half of Americans will shop online, according to the National Retail Federation. In total, they’ll spend an estimated $83.6 billion — a more than 10 percent jump over last year, and a five-year high — to get grade school […]
Money on the Street Interviews: What’s Your Opinion of Student Loan Debt in America?
July 13, 2017 |
Half-clothed beachgoers give some very serious answers about their thoughts on federal student loans and the debt they cause.
Parents Still Don’t Know How to Teach Their Kids About Money
July 11, 2017 |
Even though parents want to have a conversation, bad habits are passed down through generations
The College Savings Option Everybody Forgets
July 5, 2017 |
21 years later, 529 plans get no respect — even though they save on taxes, too.
Students Relying Less on Parents to Pay for College
June 20, 2017 |
Facing higher costs, teens are relying more on scholarships, grants and their own savings.
Student Loans: What America Doesn’t Know Is Killing Us
June 20, 2017 |
Most borrowers have no idea what they’ll owe in the future – or even how many years their loans are for
How Do I Stop Being a Co-Signer On A Student Loan?
June 14, 2017 |
A reader wants to know how to stop being financially responsible for someone else’s debt.
How The Government Adds To Student Loan Debt When It Tries To Lower It
June 12, 2017 |
What happens when an obscure lawsuit sways a federal judge? Chaos.
What You Can Learn About Money From A Commencement Speech
May 29, 2017 |
Here are six lessons not only for new grads, but for everyone.
Can Volunteer Firefighters Get Student Loan Forgiveness?
May 24, 2017 |
A reader wants to know if you need a real job to get real debt relief.
Why You Should Refinance Your Student Loans
May 10, 2017 |
As college costs continue to grow, graduates should refinance their loans sooner to lower interest rates, which means you could pay off your loan sooner.
How To Win A Scholarship: Apply 63 Times
May 1, 2017 |
Caitlyn Remick knows how to dress up — and save up.
Ask The Expert: Should We NOT Send Our Son To College?
April 26, 2017 |
A reader and his wife are arguing about college for their son.