Articles in College


Kids and Money Advice From Around the Web

1/4/2013, 9:04 am from Kiplinger in Personal Finance, College

Recently J. Money at the Budgets Are Sexy blog wrote about the costs associated with having his first child . One big expense he highlighted was child care. The hefty price tag had him… Read More


A New Pay-as-You-Earn Student Loan Repayment Plan

12/31/2012, 9:22 am from Kiplinger in Personal Finance, College

A Q&A with Adam Minsky, a Boston attorney who specializes in student loan law. Still paying off his own loans, he is enrolled in an income-based repayment plan. SEE OUR SLIDE SHOW: … Read More


How We Ranked the Top Public Colleges

12/28/2012, 9:09 am from Kiplinger in Personal Finance, College

The Formula: 45% COST FACTORS | 55% QUALITY FACTORS To come up with our best values for 2012�13, we start with data on nearly 600 public four-year schools provided… Read More


Rules for Deducting 529-Plan Contributions

12/13/2012, 9:04 am from Kiplinger in Personal Finance, College

I'd like to contribute to a 529 college-savings plan for my 12-year-old niece for Christmas. Is my contribution tax-deductible? Your contribution isn't tax-deductible on your federal… Read More


Discounted College Degrees: A Real Value or Gimmick?

12/10/2012, 9:15 am from Kiplinger in Personal Finance, College

With student debt topping $1 trillion, a handful of Texas universities are experimenting with a method to rein in runaway college costs. They're adding affordable diplomas to their course lists… Read More


Sports Economics: Texas Longhorns Need a New CEO

12/3/2012, 10:33 am from EconMatters in News Headlines, Travel and Lifestyle, Business, College

By  EconMatters Since the Vince Young and Colt McCoy era the Texas Longhorns Football program has been in steep decline with a 21 win and 16 loss record over the last 3 years despite… Read More

Sallie Mae

7 Steps to Successful Student Loan Repayment

11/30/2012, 4:02 pm from Sallie Mae in Personal Finance, Banking and Loans, College, Credit and Debt

New college graduates typically have a six-month transition period before they must begin paying down their student loans.  By following a few simple guidelines, Class of 2012 graduates can… Read More


What Grandparents Should Know About Opening 529 Accounts

11/21/2012, 9:13 am from Kiplinger in Personal Finance, College

I opened a 529 account for my granddaughter. Will this affect her prospects for financial aid? SEE OUR SLIDE SHOW: 7 Smart Ways to Pay for College A grandparent-owned 529 is not reported… Read More

Financial Planning Association

Fighting for Financial Aid

10/25/2012, 2:00 am from Financial Planning Association in Personal Finance, College

The Pew Research Center report "Is College Worth It?" finds that adultswho have graduated from college estimate, on average, they make $20,000 more peryear than non-graduates… Read More

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