College

Education can be a crucial, but expensive part of your future. Discover how to make paying for school more manageable.

Education can be a crucial, but expensive part of your future. Discover how to make paying for school more manageable.

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Quick Tip from Better Money Habits

If you have a future college student, consider asking relatives to contribute to a 529 plan instead of buying birthday or holiday gifts.

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Seeking financial aid? What you need to know about 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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How much to save for college: 4 common questions

Looking to kick-start your college savings plan? Get answers to common questions such as how much to save for college and when to start saving.

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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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Financial Aid for Adults: How to finance a return to college Watch video

Prep your college freshman for financial success

For teens, college is a threshold of independence. Help your college freshman reach for financial success in seven steps.

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3 repayment options for federal student loans

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How to get the most from the GI Bill

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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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5 things you may not know about 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 potential ways to benefit from 529 plans.

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