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How to figure out student loan costs

Use Bankrate's student loan calculator to see how fast you'll pay off your college loans. Read more

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College Finance

Grandma: Cash out bonds for 529s?

Grandma can cash in her bonds, open 529 plans and dodge the taxman, too. Here's how. Read more

Repay school loan with 529 plan?

Wondering if you can take from your 529 plan to pay your student loan? Here's our lesson. Read more

Ready to begin college savings?

College costs can be huge. Here are some good ways you can begin saving for your child. Read more

6 ways to get more financial aid

Don't cry just yet -- colleges will hike your financial aid in some circumstances. Read more


College Finance Basics

Education-savings plans

Paying for college is a big burden for families. Here are tax-favored savings plans to help bear the cost.

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