The average student loan debt hovers near $30,000, and graduating from college this deep in the red is a tough way to begin adult life. Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, a government form that streamlines the college financial a…
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When it comes to student loan debt, 20- and 30-something college graduates aren't the only affected population.
Millions of students in the U.S. are defaulting on their college loans. Here are some tips to help ensure the debt load remains manageable.
With same-sex marriage now legal in five new states, longtime gay couples must decide whether getting married will benefit or hurt them financially.
Stafford loans are the most popular federal student loans. This list of benefits will explain why.
We had financial aid officers weigh in on what they wish college hopefuls and their parents would ask. Is there additional financial aid available?
The college financial aid application process can be tough for any family to manage on their own, but is it worth the money to bring in a professional?
Student loan debt is a top concern for parents of aspiring college students. But that concern often doesn't translate into planning, a recent survey finds.
College financial aid offices are seriously falling short when it comes to educating students on loans.
This is the final article in a series following five New Rochelle High School seniors on their quest for college financial aid. On a chilly Saturday in late April, Matisse Clayton faced her future. After months of struggling through the intricacies of …