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The Best and Worst 529 College Savings Plans of 2014

Chris Wang | Posted 10.22.2014 | Education
Chris Wang

Virtually all my friends have children, from newborns to kindergarten age. We all reminisce about the days when college was a third of the cost and wonder how the heck we will pay for our kids to go to college.

The Ins and Outs of 529 College Savings Plans

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

College is getting more expensive every year. The sooner you can start saving, the less your kids will have to rely on expensive loans down the road.

What Does Six-Figure Student Loan Debt Tell Us?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.03.2012 | College

Very few college graduates have student loan debt exceeding $100,000, but that doesn't mean we can't still learn from studying these rarities. Mar...

Can Your Family Afford College?

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.19.2012 | College
Jason Alderman

I'm a firm believer that the more knowledge you acquire, whether through college, trade school or self-study, the richer your life will be. But as college tuition and fees continue to skyrocket, students and parents increasingly are asking, "Is a degree really worth the cost?"

Easing Student Loan Repayments

Jason Alderman | Posted 03.19.2012 | College
Jason Alderman

If you're having difficulty paying off your student loans and want to avoid defaulting, Income-Based Repayment and other options are available that might help.

Stagnant Middle Class Feeling Pressure Of Rising Tuition Costs

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

The cost of a college education is rising, but the wages that pay for them aren't. Over the last 20 years, while pay for the average American work...

Student Loan Debt Clock Ticks Past $848 Billion

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A new tool lets you watch the country's collected student debt pile up in real time. Sponsored by FinAid.org, the Student Loan Debt Clock tallies an...