College

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.