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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. 

College graduates struggling with student loan debt have options.

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.

Some colleges offer unique financial aid and scholarships to twins and siblings. 

LGBTQ college students and their allies can potentially pare their tuition costs.

Supplement costs with a Coverdell Education Savings Account, Roth IRA, financial aid, scholarships or loans.

An acceptance and financial aid package can be pulled at any time due to cause. 

The marital status of parents can affect the aid available to a student.

Financial aid fears? Talk about them at our Twitter chat.

Is it better to be a great student at a lesser school, or a lesser student at a great school?

There can be financial aid and Medicaid consequences for paying school bills.