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Tap 529 plan funds to repay student loan?
Wondering if you can take from your 529 plan to pay your student loan? Here's our lesson.
College savings should begin with 529 plan
College costs can be huge. Here are some good ways you can begin saving for your child.
6 reasons colleges may increase your financial aid
Don't cry just yet -- colleges will hike your financial aid in some circumstances.
5 social media scholarship opportunities
These social media scholarships can help friends and tweeters pay for college.
Home loan options for paying college costs
Good news: You have equity in your home. How can you use it for college?
Unexpected ways to save for college
Need help paying for college? Try these savvy, nontraditional ways to save money.
Move 529 plan to prepaid college tuition?
Florida now offers a cheaper college savings plan. Is this 529 plan right for you?
Tips for parents of new college students
An expert offers tips for parents helping their teens with the transition to college life.
Parent eyes $110K HELOC for kids' college
Here's a lesson for tapping a home equity line of credit to pay a child's college costs.
Unspent Coverdell ESA options are limited
You have an education savings account. Don't flunk a real-life test by failing to spend it.
6 back-to-school supply tips from teachers
Teachers dole out lots of lessons, but when it comes to school supplies, the rule is simple: Less is more.
Getting your student a credit card
Don't give your college student the keys to your credit card without some driver's ed.
5 colleges you can go to for free
College is pricey, but these institutions offer a chance to earn a degree tuition-free.
What to do if parents can't help with college
Financial aid is hard to get when parents don't help out. Here's what you can do.
Tap 529 plan to pay graduate school rent
If you think a 529 plan can go only toward tuition and fees, you need to do your homework.
Employer-funded tuition need not be a trap
Your employer offers a tuition assistance benefit. Will you regret taking the money?
Avoid taxes on bonds used to pay college?
Need to save for college? Use your savings bonds without taking an income tax hit.
5 famous former interns
Before they were stars -- these celebrities were interns! See where these famous faces got their start.
7 people who went from interns to top execs
How does an intern become a top executive? We provide lessons from these successes.
How to avoid an illegal internship
Don't fall into an unpaid college internship that could leave you longing for job experience.
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