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.

Families of college-bound students can make smarter college choices using details gleaned from financial aid filings.

As college costs rise, more families step up to cover the tab, according to a report by education lender Sallie Mae.

When a parent loan fell through, a GoFundMe campaign raised the funds Kyare Turner needed to stay in school.

A Singapore-based prep firm combines traditional tutoring with data analytics to help students get into their preferred college.

Many colleges accept credit cards as a way to pay for tuition, but that convenience comes at a high cost.

More borrowers are refinancing their student debt at lower rates to save thousands, but they may lose some consumer protections.

A majority of people support eliminating tuition at public colleges and universities, according to a new survey.

Parents aren’t the only ones willing to co-sign a student loan — other family members and friends are, too. But it’s a risky move.