Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, January 03, 2017 5:00 am
By Sarah Berger ·

Some schools are fumbling more than others when it comes to student loan debt.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:05 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Students facing overwhelming college loan payments sometimes are able to have that debt forgiven. But then they are hit with a tax bill. New legislation seeks to change that.

Monday, July 25, 2016 6:14 am
By Stephen Pounds ·

By 2021, families with income up to $125,000 will pay no tuition at in-state 4-year public colleges and universities under Clinton’s plan.

Monday, July 18, 2016 6:05 am
By Stephen Pounds ·

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been hard to pin down on student loans.

Thursday, July 07, 2016 3:28 pm
By Stephen Pounds ·

Hillary Clinton is borrowing an idea from her former Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders that would remove the burden of paying for college from many families.

Thursday, June 02, 2016 2:28 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Students duped into taking out loans to pay for college could get a tax break if a new Senate bill gets some traction.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 7:05 am
By Stephen Pounds ·

A growing percentage of parents say their children will use student loans to pay for college.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 9:21 am
By Stephen Pounds ·

The 2016 average student debt total is $37,173, a bump of 6.05% over 2015 and the largest it’s ever been.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 3:43 pm
By Stephen Pounds ·

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has asked a federal court to shut down a student debt-relief company that charged students millions of dollars in illegal upfront fees.

Wednesday, March 02, 2016 1:22 pm
By Crissinda Ponder ·

The recent Fed rate hike affects private student loans, too. Borrowers might want to take a second look at their most recent billing statements.

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