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2013 | July - September


Explore the Role of Underemployment in the Student Debt Crisis

The poor job outlook for recent law school grads and undergraduates could affect the wider student debt picture.
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Wednesday, Jul 17 2013 01:00 PM

2013 | April - June


New Student Loan Tools Help Borrowers Tackle College Debt

The federal Department of Education has expanded help for students who are seeking college loans or already have one through an online counseling page that spells out the loan process from application to paying off the debt.
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Thursday, May 30 2013 10:00 AM

These Distance-Learning Scholarships Bring Your Online Degree Closer

Fortunately, the increasing presence of online degrees also means an increase in scholarships geared specifically toward online students.
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Wednesday, May 22 2013 12:00 PM

Try These Scholarships for Hot and Not-So-Hot Majors

Scholarships are available for majors with both good and poor job outlooks.
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Thursday, May 16 2013 09:00 AM

7 Tips for Successfully Applying for Financial Aid

With 2013-2014 application deadlines fast approaching, here is some last-minute student aid advice.
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Monday, Apr 29 2013 11:00 AM

6 Ways to Get Great Scholarship Recommendation Letters

The last few months of the school year are going to fly by, which means you should start checking things off your college to-do list now.
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Thursday, Apr 25 2013 10:00 AM

Exploring New Ways to Lower the Cost of Higher Education and Minimize Student Debt

Relentless sticker shock for college tuition has grabbed the attention of governments and politicians who are grappling with how to lasso stampeding education costs that have outpaced health care increases the past 20 years.
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Friday, Apr 19 2013 10:00 AM

2013 | January - March


5 College Savings Tips for Adults Returning to School

Parents should consider starting 529 plans for themselves if college or grad school is in their future.
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Wednesday, Mar 20 2013 10:00 AM

9 Corporate Scholarships Every College Freshman Should Consider

With total student debt reaching $956 billion, students looking for financial help should consider looking into corporate scholarships.
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Friday, Feb 22 2013 10:00 AM

5 Simple Steps to Get Organized for Scholarship Season

A new year is a fresh start, so why not take this opportunity to put a little organization around your scholarship research?
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Wednesday, Feb 06 2013 11:00 AM

DREAM Act Summary: Facts and Fiction About Proposed Immigration Education Law

The DREAM Act could open the door for more children of illegal immigrants to go to college or join the military.
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Monday, Feb 04 2013 11:00 AM

How Military Families Can Save for College

Service members should explore highly rated 529 plans, including the USAA College Savings Plan.
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Friday, Feb 01 2013 10:00 AM

5 Financial New Year's Resolutions for College Students and Parents

Here are some of our top New Year's resolutions for students and parents, specifically related to college finances.
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Thursday, Jan 31 2013 04:00 PM

2012 | October - December


12 College Financial Aid Terms Defined

Before you shell out thousands of dollars for an advanced education, give yourself a basic education of postsecondary financial aid.
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Wednesday, Dec 12 2012 10:00 AM

Important Dates for Students Seeking Financial Aid in 2013

Deadlines to submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, as well as those for various state programs, are fast approaching.
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Monday, Dec 03 2012 11:00 AM

6 Steps to Determine How Much to Borrow for College

As long as you're prepared and frugal, student debt can be helpful, some experts attest.
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Wednesday, Nov 07 2012 10:00 AM

Consider This Before You Pay for an Online Degree

Make sure you know the ins and outs of degree finances before you commit.
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Friday, Oct 26 2012 10:00 AM

College Majors With the Best Return on Investment

Get the most from your tuition dollars by researching job prospects and salary potential of your major.
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Monday, Oct 15 2012 11:00 AM

What You Need to Know About Nursing Scholarships

Scholarships that help students pay for nursing school are plentiful, learn what you need to know about available programs on U.S News University Directory.
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Wednesday, Oct 10 2012 12:00 PM

Top Online Resources for Locating Nursing Scholarships

Tuition increases have more student looking to find financial aid. Those looking to get a degree in nursing have many different resources to consider.
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Tuesday, Oct 09 2012 09:00 AM