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How to figure out student loan costs

Use Bankrate’s student loan calculator to determine how quickly 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

Fund 529 plan with savings bonds?

Need to save for college? Use your savings bonds without taking an income tax hit. 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

5 famous former interns

Before they were stars -- these celebrities were interns! See where these famous faces got their start. Read more

Have too much student debt?

Get your calculator and follow these steps to see how much college debt is too much. 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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