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Private Student Loan Borrowing Tips for College

A student loan is necessary for many to pay for college, but getting the best loan can be a tricky proposition. These tips can help you secure the best loan possible.

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Financial Aid 2015: What’s New
What Students and Parents Need to Know about Financial Aid 2015

Here are some of the updates that have been made to the FAFSA application process.

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Tips for Graduating in Four Years
Tips and Advice for Graduating in Four Years

While it used to be assumed a student would graduate in four years from college, that no longer is the case. But it still can be done, and here are a few tips to help make graduating in four years a reality.

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College Loan Consolidation Tips/FAQ
Federal Student Loan Consolidation Tips and Frequently Asked Questions

College loan consolidation can be a good move for those with many loans who want to make just one payment. But there are pros and cons to be considered first.

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A Procrastinators Guide to Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA makes it easy to apply for student, but it does come with deadlines that must be met in order to take advantage of all the benefits, But even if you are too late for some benefits, others are still likely available.
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Tuesday, Mar 03 2015 09:00 AM

Spotlight on 529 College Savings Plans

The 529 College Savings plan can be the right way to save for college for many parents and students, but the pros and cons of the plan should be carefully considered.
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Friday, Feb 20 2015 11:00 AM

President's Obama's Proposed Free Community College Program Explained

The initial announcement of President Obama's plan came in early January. More information has been revealed since then although perhaps the biggest question – will the Republican-led Congress vote for the Democratic president’s $60 billion over-a-decade plan – remains to be answered.
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Tuesday, Feb 10 2015 11:00 AM

Deflating Your College Cost

These nine tips can help you control your college costs and make your post-college life a bit easier, financially.
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Friday, Jan 30 2015 09:00 AM

Fact or Fiction: Student Loan Debt Crisis

While the student loan debt numbers look scary, some argue that they are not any worse than, say, car loan or mortgage debt. Here's a look at both sides of the argument.
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Friday, Jan 16 2015 09:00 AM

Creative Solutions to Student Loan Debt Crisis

These tips can help make student debt at least somewhat less scary.
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Tuesday, Jan 13 2015 11:00 AM

Getting Money for College – Financial Aid, Scholarship & Grant Articles, Guides

Paying for school can be a real challenge, but thankfully there are scholarships, grants, student loans and other sources of college money that can help. In this part of the U.S. News University Directory resource center, you will find financial aid news as well as guides on how to find money for school. They can help you create a paying-for-school strategy that significantly lowers the financial burden on you and your family!