New York Cracks Down on Student Loan Fraud, Abuse
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a three-pronged approach designed to end abuses and get compensation for victims.
A Portrait of the Student Loan Borrower: Older, Deeper in Debt, More Likely Delinquent
The student loan debt crisis is worsening in ways that go well beyond the size of the debt, the CFPB reports.
529 College Plans and Taxes: The Basics and Then Some
Find out how to decipher the basic IRS rules, though for IRS that means complicated, for 529 college savings plans.
Colleges Feeling the Pressure of High Tuition
But a possible solution under consideration by a national association for private nonprofit schools could reduce financial aid based on merit.
New Tool Helps Families Assess Effects of Budget Cuts on Student Aid
A new tool from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators shows the impact of Trump budget cuts on financial aid at individual schools.
Top-Rated 529 College Savings Plans: Savingforcollege.com
There are 17 plans with top rankings based on their flexibility, costs, investment performance and more.
How American Families Pay for College: 2017
Sallie Mae’s 10th survey of parents and children shows that parents are saving less and students are borrowing more.
30 Best Paying College Majors: 2017
ThinkAdvisor whittled down PayScale’s starting salary rankings of 336 majors, which show science and math dominating.
Jobless Rate for College Grads Falls to Lowest Level Since Recession
The NY Fed's latest update on the job market for college grads reinforces the value of a college education both short and long term.
Trump Education Department Now Allows Big Collection Fees on Defaulted College Loans
The new guidance affects loans from lending institutions made before the feds took over the student loan program in July 2010.