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Education can be an important step toward a bright future. Learn how to make paying for school manageable and the financial paths you can take to pursue your goals.

Education can be an important step toward a bright future. Learn how to make paying for school manageable and the financial paths you can take to pursue your goals.

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3 ways to repay student loans

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Estimating your child's cost of college Watch video 
How to finance a return to college Watch video 
A perspective on using your GI Bill benefit Watch video 
Delaying student loan repayment with deferment or forbearance Watch video 

Getting started with the FAFSA

Nearly every U.S. college and university uses one financial aid form. Here are 6 key things you need to know before you fill it out.

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Terms to know when you repay student loans

Paying off student loans can be a challenge, and loan statements full of unfamiliar vocabulary can make the process seem intimidating. Understanding the terminology can help you get a better handle on repaying your student loans.

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How to get an early start in planning for college

College planning takes lots of preparation. These timetables can help you and your child begin to plan for the college years ahead.

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Consolidating student loans Watch video 
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Going back to school? 3 ways to reduce the cost

If you're considering going back to school, you're likely thinking about how you're going to pay for it. The good news is, many people qualify for some kind of financial help. Here are 3 options you may want to look into.

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How to get the most from the GI Bill

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5 Hidden Benefits of 529 College Savings Plans

A Section 529 college savings plan can be a great tax-advantaged way to save for an education, and it may offer surprising financial flexibility. Here are 5 hidden ways to benefit from 529 plans.

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Terms to know when you take out student loans

Get a handle on the concept of student loans to help you better understand things like borrowing choices and the repayment process.

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