More Families Saving for College but Many Not Using 529 Plans
A new survey shows close to 60% of families are saving for college, but only 37% are using 529 plans.
Cornell Endowment Posts 3.3% Loss, Worst Among Ivies So Far
Harvard, Dartmouth and Penn also posted losses for the latest fiscal year but they were 2% or less. Yale’s endowment gained 3.4%.
Harvard’s Endowment Loses Nearly $2B in Latest Fiscal Year
The prestigious university just reported its worst performance for its endowment since 2009, with timber assets underperforming.
15 Best Paying Jobs for College Business Majors: 2016
ThinkAdvisor used PayScale’s College Salary Report, which collected data from 1.4 million graduates, to find the top jobs.
10 Common Financial Mistakes College Freshmen Make, and How to Avoid Them
Remind your clients with kids in college that those 'first years' should establish good habits from the beginning, especially when it comes to their money.
Could Student Debt Swing the Presidential Election?
College students and their parents consider debt a bigger election issue than hot-button topics like unemployment and immigration, a poll finds, and they vote in large numbers.
Wells Fargo Hit With $4 Million in Penalties, Relief for Its Student Loan Servicing
The CFPB charged Wells Fargo with collecting illegal fees from borrowers and failing to disclose critical information to manage student loans.
College Costs: Kids’ Expectations vs. Parents’ Ability to Pay
Most children think their parents will pay all their college costs, but parents, many with their own student debt, have different ideas, a survey found.
10 Worst States for Paying Off Student Loan Debt
"Where you live doesn’t just affect the value of your property; it also reflects the worth of your college degree," WalletHub says.
10 Best States for Paying Off Student Debt
“Post-college success depends on numerous factors, including where a graduate chooses to put down roots,” WalletHub says.