Courtesy Eric Chen (Photo by JHU Sheridan Libraries/Gado/Getty Images) Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.  Americans leave college today with more debt than ever before. Some schools are trying to reverse the trend by instituting a no-loans policy. Most recently, Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, announced he would give $1.8 billion to his alma …

Sharon Epperson reports on saving trends among parents who are putting money away for their children’s college expenses.

Sharon Epperson joins us on set to talk about common money mistakes made in college — and how to avoid them.

Most students are navigating new financial territory when they reach college. Here’s how to avoid costly mistakes.

Sharon Epperson explains how a 529 could help you save for education expenses.

As debt repayment plans gain steam, Fidelity starts a program to let employers make after-tax contributions towards workers’ loans.

Borrowers with good income and credit are refinancing their student debt at lower rates, but they may lose some consumer protections.

Expect to pay even more to finance educational expenses as interest rates will rise for the 2017-2018 academic year.

How your student loan servicer handles extra payments could cost you a lot extra in the long run.

Debtors can expect to cough up more money each month, but they’ll pay what they owe sooner.

Parents have collectively borrowed nearly $75 billion to pay for their children’s college education. Here’s how to reduce that burden.

Babysitters, dog walkers and errand runners can earn some easy cash in these towns. Just mind the tax implications.

Families of college-bound students could improve their chances at financial aid by cutting their tax bill this year.

College aid applications have been open since October, and it’s better to be an early bird on filing.

States offer 86 tax-advantaged 529 college savings plans, and more are on the way.