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A compilation of college savings and college finance news, stories, columns, blogs and video
College savings plans and other good accounts for saving for your kids
These savings vehicles allow parents to safely put away money for their kids' future.
The 10 universities that turn out the most billionaires
Harvard at No. 1 is not a shocker, but a few other schools might surprise.
Saving for college: A look at federal and state-sponsored plans
These places offer tax advantages, but they may not be right for your family.
Do you qualify for the lifetime learning credit?
Did you know you can save on taxes if you qualify for the lifetime learning credit?
Using FAFSA to get more financial aid for college
Get as much college money as you can by using these strategies for the federal aid form.
3 tips for filling out the FAFSA in record time
FAFSA filing time arrives early, on Oct. 1. Here's how to breeze through the form.
5 colleges you can go to for free
College is pricey, but these institutions offer a chance to earn a degree tuition-free.
9 ways to attend college for free
Can't afford the high costs of higher education? See these ways not to pay.
6 money tips before sending your kid off to college
Is your child leaving for college soon? Here's a financial to-do list to get ready.
Is college worth it? Americans see it as a good investment, Bankrate survey finds
And you won't believe what we found when we asked about student debt forgiveness.
10 best colleges for the money
Some of these schools boast low tuition, while others offer handsome financial aid packages.
Students face hard choices now that for-profit colleges may lose an accreditor
Even without an accreditor, you can assess the validity of a for-profit college.
10 college degrees that lead to high-paying jobs
Math and science degrees can land you a rewarding job. These other majors do, too.
How to avoid the stranglehold of too much student loan debt
Don't let student loans haunt you after college. Try these tips to right-size your debt.
What you need to know about 529 college savings plans
Need to save for college? Get an "A" in College Savings 101 by learning these facts.
9 fabulous financial aid offers for college
These colleges and local programs provide generous help with tuition. Find out how to qualify.
Parent asks: Is 529 plan a good option for a 40-year old grad student?
A 529 plan will help you save for college over many years. But what if the money is needed now?
10 universities with the richest alumni
The oldest college in the U.S. also has the highest number of millionaire graduates.
How to pay for college: 10 tips for 2016
Paying for college can be costly. Follow these tips to stretch your education dollars.
The 10 highest- and lowest-paying college majors
Your major can make a $3 million difference in what you earn. So choose carefully!
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