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How your college-bound kid should manage money on campus

When your kid goes to college, he’ll be responsible for managing money on his own for the first time.

The latest on summer jobs for teachers and making over your financial life, Queer Eye-style.

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on shifting gender roles, millennial prenups, and a personal tale of student debt

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

Student debt seems to be giving way to parent debt. Here’s what to do about it.

What to do and what to avoid when paying for your kid’s college education.

The latest on ‘self-care,’ paying off student loans early, and exploiting second chances

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on Neil deGrasse Tyson’s first job, labor unions, and employers helping out with student loans

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

How to go to college for free—or close to it

Your kid can get an education with minimal student loans.

What to do if you're marrying into debt

So your fiancé is in debt, and you’re not. What happens after the wedding?

The latest on America’s waning consumer protections and allowance from your parents…as an adult

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on financial literacy in schools and how women ended up with the most student debt

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on extreme student loans, community-based lending circles, and learning on the job

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on the cost of raising a child, the CFPB, and why women hold more student debt

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on female-friendly financial sites and why college is still the smartest investment

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on age discrimination in the workplace and how your psychology affects your money habits

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

Would $10,000 convince you to move to small-town Nebraska?

With millennials flocking to big cities, some small towns are paying young people to move there.

The latest on millionaire retirees, separate bank accounts for couples, and the demise of the Fiduciary Rule

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on at-risk pensions, early retirement, and why millennial women don’t talk about their salaries

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on the CFPB’s inaction, college decision time, tax breaks, and more

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads

The latest on millennial retirement, a student loan forgiveness fix, and generational spending differences

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on the Fed rate hike, retirement when your spouse is older, and charging your five-year-old rent

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

This chart will get you talking about the rising cost of college and student debt

Three charts to get three generations talking about student debt.

How to start the paying for college conversation

The college talk should begin as early as ninth grade.

How do I convince my millennial kid to start saving for retirement now?

Saving for retirement while young is the smartest thing your kid can do.

The latest on for-profit schools, stolen passwords, and soft skills at work

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on financial goals, 529s as baby gifts, and a father’s last money lesson

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on medical bills, financial aid, and your financial resolutions (remember those?)

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on Amazon Go, personal finance apps, and college bank cards

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

Betsy DeVos proposes for-profit school protections that could gut “borrower defense”

The Department of Education takes another step toward stripping students of any defense against for-profit colleges.

The Republican tax overhaul is a done deal. Here’s your action plan.

It’s official. Now what? Follow these steps to get a handle on your personal finances post-tax-overhaul.

How Betsy DeVos’s friendliness to for-profit schools stands to put a generation at risk

Under Betsy DeVos’s leadership, student loan borrowers lose—and for-profit schools win.

The latest on identity theft, relationship finances, and how the GOP tax plan could hurt students

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on student loans, millennial money, and the war against college

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

Infographic: How to prioritize your savings and debts

Confused about what your money priorities should be? My handy flowchart will help you figure out when to save and when to pay off debt.

The latest on student loans, sharing your salary, and planning for the unexpected

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on charitable millennials and financial aid for school

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

How do I talk to my teenager about paying for college?

We Need To Talk: Most kids expect their parents to pay for college—but most parents can’t afford all of it.

The latest on financial aid, bank promotions, and college

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

Infographic: How to pay for college

Not sure where to start navigating the world of financial aid? Here’s a step-by-step-guide to paying for college.

I put one kid through college. How do I tell his younger sister there won’t be as much money for her?

Hard Case: Life’s not always fair. Here’s how to explain that to your kid.

How did you pay for college?

Generation Gap: I asked members of three different generations how they paid for college.

The latest on bankruptcy, millennial women, and a nationwide college crisis

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

The latest on charitable kids, money stress, and college tuition

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

I quit college—and it was my best money decision

My Financial Life: How dropping out of college (the first time around) was a good financial move for this woman.

The latest on millennial money, free college, and financial advice for creatives

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

From base to campus: Financial tips for college-bound military families

From 529 plans and the GI Bill to the Yellow Ribbon Program and military scholarships, here's what you need to know.

The latest on shopping as a stay-at-home parent, broke dating, and more

Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.

Infographic: The soaring cost of college—and how we got here

The cost of college has increased drastically over the past generations.

Private student loans draw the most complaints

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) reveals the boggling number of complaints against private student loan servicers.

How financial literacy can help combat student debt

Why more states need to require personal finance as a high school course.

Last-minute advice for parents paying for college

Paying for college can be a huge worry for parents.

Get your monthly payments under control: Income-driven repayment plans for your federal student loans

Grad with mounds of student loan debt? Beth explains how to avoid month-to-month aggravation.

Student loan borrowers: Help is on the way

What a good week for borrowers: First, President Obama announced new rules to help homeowners with underwater mortgages. And now, new changes that can help roughly 5.8 million people who have federal student loans.

Advice for parents on paying for your kid's college

High school seniors across the country begin to receive their college acceptance letters this month, and many will be breathing a sigh of relief. Getting in is the hard part, right?

State of the Union: Education edition

The highlight of last night's State of the Union address for me was when President Obama stressed the need for higher education.

If you're thinking of declaring bankruptcy, read this first

If you owe a significant amount of money in credit card debt or medical bills, it may seem appealing to file for bankruptcy.

Understanding the perils of private student loans

If you're thinking about getting private student loans to pay for your education, please be careful. It's essentially like paying for college with a credit card. (And you know by now not to do that, right?)

Seriously, people: This student loan repayment plan is amazing

Just staying on top of loan paperwork—let alone figuring out the best repayment plan—feels like a part-time job. Here's some good news.

How to afford graduate school

If you're thinking of going to grad school, here's how to make the cost work for you.