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What College Students Need to Know about Student Loan Debt and Credit Ratings

Student debt doesn’t have to be a bad thing, at least in terms of a credit rating, which also is commonly known as a credit score or FICO score

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2014 Tax Tips for Students
Student Loan Tax Tips for 2014

Today, completing examinations and homework assignments are not the only challenges that students face. With college prices at an all-time high, student loans are a necessity for many. Since tax breaks offer some extra help, many students decide to postpone paying off their debt.

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Tax Breaks Offer Help for Those Seeking Continuing Education

When considering whether or not to return to college and further your education, there is a consideration some forget: there are plenty of tax incentives for returning to school.

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How to Pay for Graduate School
How to Pay for Graduate School

The general advice when applying for a PhD program is to allow about six months for gathering the volumes of information universities demand. That six-month period is also a good time to begin looking for ways to pay for graduate school, partly because there are so many options for financial help, some of which aren’t open to undergrads.

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Beyond the GI Bill: Many College Scholarships and Grants Available for Veterans

Many veterans are interested in obtaining a higher education and, thanks to the federal government and other organizations, have plenty of options at their disposal in terms of financial assistance.
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Wednesday, Feb 19 2014 09:00 AM

College Scholarships and Non-Federal Financial Aid Deadlines

With college prices on the rise, finding the right financial aid programs is key. Scholarships assist in keeping prices low and college debt at a minimum.
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Tuesday, Feb 04 2014 11:00 AM

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

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!