Advertiser Disclosure

Advertiser Disclosure: The credit card and banking offers that appear on this site are from credit card companies and banks from which receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site, including, for example, the order in which they appear on category pages. does not include all banks, credit card companies or all available credit card offers, although best efforts are made to include a comprehensive list of offers regardless of compensation. Advertiser partners include American Express, Chase, U.S. Bank, and Barclaycard, among others.

Best Credit Cards College Students

6 Best Credit Cards for College Students – Reviews & Comparison

Most college students have limited experience with credit cards and other forms of credit. Accordingly, their credit histories are often thin or nonexistent. Therefore,...
Toddler Girl Learning On Laptop Math Science Arts Music

How to Keep Kids From Regressing During School Breaks – 52...

All over the U.S., millions of kids are facing extended school closures due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. And it’s left many parents wondering how to home school their children. If you’re one of them, don’t panic. Try these tips from a 20-year teaching veteran and mom.
Teacher Teaching Classroom Desk Chalkboard Math Algebra

50 Resources Schools & Teachers Can Use During COVID-19 Closures

As COVID-19 school closures continue, educators are scrambling to figure out how to keep teaching students when they can’t be in the same room. Fortunately, many companies have tools available for all grade levels, from kindergarten through college. And much of it is currently free or discounted.
Graduation Cap Cash College Cost

How to Afford & Pay for College as an Older Adult

It's never too late to get a college degree. As an adult, you can take advantage of many programs designed for "traditional" students, including grants, scholarships, loans, and 529 plans. You can also benefit from special programs just for adult students.
Income Driven Repayment Plan Paper Pen Calculator

Income-Driven Repayment Plans for Federal Student Loans – Guide

Student loans are one of the most significant debt burdens Americans face, and for many Americans, that debt has become unmanageable. But defaulting on student loans can have dire consequences. An income-driven repayment plan can help — and for some, even lead to loan forgiveness.
Graduation Cap Money Bills

5 Education-Related Tax Credits & Deductions for College Tuition & Expenses

For people without wealthy parents or a full-ride scholarship, paying for a college education is often a financial challenge. According to The College Board,...
Student Education Loans Books Piggy Bank

Federal vs. Private Student Loans – Which Are Better? (Pros &...

If you're about to head off to college or graduate school, you're likely wondering how you'll pay for it. While it's best to avoid...
We Are Hiring Chairs Jobs Career

24 High-Paying Jobs Without a College Degree

A 2018 survey by Summer and Student Debt Crisis paints a grim picture of the far-reaching consequences of American graduates' mushrooming student loan debt. Survey...
Student Loan Letters Alphabet Keyboard Desk

5 Things to Do Next After Paying Off Your Student Loan...

I graduated with an MFA in 2008 and about $37,000 in debt from my master's and undergrad programs combined. For the next few years,...
College Education Cost Cap Hundred Dollar Bills Cash

Income Sharing Agreements (ISA): A New Way to Pay for College

America's young people are drowning in student loan debt. According to a 2018 report from the Federal Reserve, 42% of all people who have...
Loan Calculator Options Financing Budgeting Letters

Consolidating vs. Refinancing Your Student Loans – Which Is Better?

No matter where you went to college, one thing most graduates have in common is a significant amount of student loan debt. In 2017,...
Diploma Graduate Cap Tassle

Does the College Major You Choose Affect Your Career Potential?

Skyrocketing college tuition has two-thirds of students taking on debt to pay for college. As a result, many high school graduates and their parents are...