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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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Planning for college financially is no easy task, but we can help. We offer scholarships that help pay for school. Learn more.

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College Finance

Use your phone to pick a college?

Apps and mobile-friendly websites help students pick the right college at the right price. Read more

What are college funding options?

Paying for college? A refi, home equity loan and financial aid are among your options. Read more

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


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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