It’s generally accepted that there is a correlation between low educational attainment and poverty, but new research shows that the problem actually takes root earlier than previously thought.
One parent asks if moving assets around can lead to a better deal on financial aid. The answer? Yes, but be careful.
The growing popularity of delaying college for a "gap year" has generated much attention about the cost. Some programs cost in the tens of thousands, but life-changing experiences can be had on a budget.
The percentage of educated residents in the U.S. overall is on the rise, but not every state is contributing to the increase. Read on to see whether your state is experiencing a brain drain or brain gain.
Mark Kantrowitz, our education planning expert, tells a parent how to shop for a great private student loan.
Deadlines to fill out the FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, are around the corner. Here is what you need to know about the process.
The FAFSA process has been tweaked for the better, making it still your best bet for securing college financial aid.
Grandparents can provide a meaningful contribution to a child's education, but read the fine print.
Nobody wants to think about it, but if tragedy strikes, one banking giant is taking the lead by forgiving the remaining student loan debt.
The vast majority of college graduates claim that their education was worth the time and the money, despite the tough economy and lousy job market.