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3 plans to ease college costs

College means thousands of dollars of debt for students. These ideas could ease the burden. Read more


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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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How to get an A in FAFSA 101

Score the most financial aid by knowing what assets count against you on the FAFSA form. Read more

Student debt: Is there a plan B?

Student loans can be consolidated for easier pay off. But what if that's not enough? Read more

Use Roth to fund child's college?

Your wife can use a Roth IRA to pay college tuition for herself and certain family members. Read more

A school loan with your credit?

Problem with a car loan? That shouldn't drive your college loan plans off the road. Read more


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