College Money

The Common Money Mistakes College Freshmen MakeMany college freshmen will soon be moving to their new campuses. They may have all the essentials they need for college, but when it comes to financial education, experts say many of them deserve an “F”.
Lawmakers Try To Save Student Loan DealA handful of senators struggled Thursday to hold together a bipartisan deal to keep student loan rates from doubling on July 1 while their colleagues traded political barbs with little more than a week to go before the deadline.
Calculating The Real Student Cost For A College DegreeNorth Texan Joanne Pierre-Louie was thrilled to become the first in her family to graduate college. But, the American born daughter of immigrants was so focused on finishing -- that she neglected to calculate the real cost of a degree at the school of her dreams.
New "Shopping Sheet" Breaks Down College CostsTo help parents and students, starting next fall, the actual cost of college will be spelled out in a one-page summary. The financial information is called a “shopping sheet.”
Planning Key For College Financial AssistanceZach Williams studies diligently in pursuit of his dream. "I'd like to go to the Air Force Academy, go into the military and be a pilot," Williams said.
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