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

Colleges rescinding offers

Try these ideas for gifts that will benefit any college graduate for years to come.

Gifts for the graduate

Few families are using tax-friendly 529 plans to save for college.

MassMutual can help you meet your college savings plan goals

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

College costs

To control your tuition costs, start with schools that offer generous scholarships and financial aid. 

College planning needs

College-bound kids need to be wary of the pitfalls of unaffordable debt.

College loan repayment pitfalls

Refinancing your student loans with a variable or fixed interest rate is a big decision. 

Student loan refi

Starting over in a new career requires a financial cushion and plenty of planning.

The cost of changing careers

Acceptance rates at top schools are in single digits. Can an admissions counselor help? 

College admissions counselors

How  to help your college freshman avoid money mistakes.

MassMutual offers tips for keeping your college freshman money wise.

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

Paying for school

Millennials must pursue a disciplined approach of paying student loans while saving for retirement.

Student loans vs. retirement saving

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

Score a scholarship

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

Refinancing student loans

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

Repaying student loans early

More high school graduates are putting college on hold. 

Gap year

College graduates struggling with student loan debt have options.

Student loan debt

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

Remarriage and college aid