Despite rising higher education costs and student loan debt, there is a baffling amount of federal student aid that goes unclaimed each year. A NerdWallet analysis showed that high school graduates left $2.7 billion in free college funding on the table in 2014. One of the key components of financial aid for students comes in […]
If you’re struggling to make monthly payments on your student loans, the first thing to remember is that you’re not alone. Here are some simple things you can do to help bring your student loan problem under control.
Before it's time to load up the van and drive to campus, be sure you have one last talk about these three good money habits every young adult should have.
It might be tempting to take all that cash and reward yourself a little — or a lot — with a post-graduation splurge. But you should put the brakes on that train of thought.
Your favorite college basketball team is in the journey to the tourney, and you couldn’t be more excited. There’s just one problem — making a trip to see the game in person isn’t in your budget. Still, you want to show your support for your team. Here are some cheap ways you can show your […]
Whether your child is gearing up for college in the fall or you still have several years to save, you might want to consider a 529 savings plan. Not sure what that is, or unclear on the specifics? Let us answer some of your important questions.
Instead of ice cream and cookies washed down with a sugary, highly caffeinated energy drink, look for snacks with less salt, sugar, and fat. Here are 10 budget-friendly yet beneficial snacks that will keep you on track for acing finals.