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What Is Financial Aid and How Does It Work?

What Is Financial Aid and How Does It Work?

With tuition prices skyrocketing, financial aid has taken on a more critical role for the American student. Here's what you should know about it.

What Is a Parent PLUS Loan?

What Is a Parent PLUS Loan?

Parent Plus loans are federal education loans available to the parents of dependent eligible undergraduate students. Here's how they work.

How to Invest in Your 20s to Create Wealth in Your 50s

How to Invest in Your 20s to Create Wealth in Your 50s

Investing in your 20s gives you the early start you need to obtain financial security - and much sooner than you think. Learn more.

U.S. Bancorp Posts Earnings in Line With Analysts' Forecasts

U.S. Bancorp Posts Earnings in Line With Analysts' Forecasts

U.S. Bancorp reports first-quarter earnings that match analysts' expectations, though revenue comes in slightly below forecasts.

Tuition and Fees Deductions in 2019: How to Qualify

Tuition and Fees Deductions in 2019: How to Qualify

Change is afoot with college-based tax breaks this year - these deductions and tax breaks lead the list.

How to Tackle Your Student Loans This Tax Season

How to Tackle Your Student Loans This Tax Season

"What they need to know is that they are able to deduct interest up to $2,500 that they paid on student loans."

What Is a College 529 Plan?

What Is a College 529 Plan?

College plans are a great way to save for college, especially when you consider the alternatives.

Ask Bob: Tracking Down and Paying Old Student Loans

Ask Bob: Tracking Down and Paying Old Student Loans

A reader wants to know how they can repay some old student loan debt before retiring.

What Is a Simple Interest Loan and What Are Its Advantages?

What Is a Simple Interest Loan and What Are Its Advantages?

It's easier and simpler to determine the full cost of a loan when using simple interest instead of compound interest.

You're Never Too Young to Save for Retirement

You're Never Too Young to Save for Retirement

Robert Powell's got a very doable list of ways to up your retirement savings, even if you think you're too young -- or that it's too late.