College Loans: Why You Need to Look Before You Leap

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Student, University High School of Tolleson

With great loan comes great responsibility. read more

Get Smart About Student Debt: By the Numbers, Part II

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

In the second half of her discussion on cutting student debt, Pamela Donnelly offers some more of her top cost-cutting strategies. read more

Get Smart About Student Debt: By the Numbers, Part I

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Author, College Admission Expert, Valley Prep Tutoring Services

It may seem like staggering student debt is unavoidable, but that's not really the case. There are plenty of steps you can take to reduce how much you'll owe after college. read more

Why Millennials Struggle to Save Money...and 3 Ways They Can Change That

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CEO, Founder, Bennett Group Financial Services

Many millennials are having a difficult time saving money, which is bad for their future financial health. Read on for some solutions to the problem. read more

The 13 Stages of Checking Your Student Loans

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"Yay! Time to pay back my student loans!" said no one ever. read more

Infographic: Understanding Student Loans in Real Terms

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Taking out student loans is all too easy, but taking on more debt than you need to will put you in a bad place financially. Check out this infographic to help put things in perspective. read more

Student Loan Stress: Too Much to Handle?

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Freelance Writer

For the first time ever, researchers are taking a long, hard look at the mental health effects of our nation's crushing student loan debt. read more

One-on-One with Higher Ed Experts: Daniel DiBiasio, College Costs

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President, Ohio Northern University

We asked Daniel DiBiasio, President of Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, for his views regarding college affordability, making student loans work, and the reasons why tuition has skyrocketed in the first place. read more

5 Reasons to Keep Student Loan Debt to a Minimum

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Author, Money Crashers Advisor

There are many ways to reduce the cost of college--some are easy, some require a little work. However, cutting down on how much money you need to borrow for school is always worth the effort. read more

Help Students Avoid Student Debt and Prepare for the Job Market

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Senior Assistant Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Changes to the FAFSA, the ever-rising cost of higher education, and a lackluster job market means many students will be saddled with debt they can't repay. What can you do to help? read more