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How  to help your college freshman avoid money mistakes.

College tuition continues to rise so understanding financial aid options is critical.

Cut college costs in half by studying abroad, leveling down, or paying in-state tuition. 

College-bound teens have a lot on their plate. Help them take back control. 

If college isn't in the picture, there are other attractive options. 

Young athletes can look to private scholarship funds to maximize their tuition aid.  

What are the best ways to use money in a 529 plan if your child won’t be using it for college?

Refinancing or consolidating your student loans can lower payments but change important terms.

Families support each other emotionally, physically...and, just as important, financially.

A 529 plan allows you to save for that coming college bill in a tax-advantaged way.

If you don’t know what you’re doing, your extra student loan payments could be going to waste.

More high school graduates are putting college on hold. 

They face unique challenges from admissions to graduation. But there are ways to cope.

College graduates struggling with student loan debt have options.

When you start earning your first paycheck, work toward setting yourself up for lifelong financial security.

Straight donations are the most direct, but here are three other options.

Does remarriage help or hurt a student’s college financial aid package? 

If you qualify, Direct Loans can lighten your tuition burden. But borrow smart.