Stories That Pay Off: How to sneakily find out if your partner is good with money

Dating red flags to watch out for, wedding registry tips and a whole lot more.

Love and Money: What happens to student loan debt when you get married?

Student loans are frustrating as is, but when another person comes into the picture, things can get more complicated.

The DOE is scaling back its oversight of for-profit colleges — here’s how to protect yourself

For-profit schools may be losing an important watchdog. Here's why that may be a concern for people looking to improve their earnings by going back to school.

Over 10,000 California students are demanding free tuition — and it’s working

Americans have wracked up $1.4 trillion dollars in student loan debt and undergrads face crippling food insecurity to go to college. The student group Rise is saying it's time for free tuition.

One reason tuition is going up? A new report finds much of the money is going to Wall Street.

A new report on Michigan State University found that for every dollar the school spent on scholarships in the last academic year, it also spent 32 cents paying hedge fund fees.

Fed interest rate hike: Who should care — and 5 more answers on how higher rates affect your money

The Federal Reserve just made it harder to find the best mortgage and credit card rates — but getting a higher-paying savings account should be easier if you know where to look.

Why average costs of living are increasing in the US — and 5 ways to live better for less

Why the cost of living, especially in certain U.S. cities, is rising faster than wages in 2018. Here are calculators and how to save money on housing, education, child care and more.

5 student loan myths — about forgiveness, repayment, interest and more — that everyone should know

Student loan payment and interest rate confusions abound. Don't fall for these misunderstandings about debt, forgiveness, federal versus private loans and servicers like Navient, Nelnet and OSLA.

Student loans: From repayment to forgiveness to consolidation, your 5 biggest questions — answered

Student loan questions? From FAFSA stress to pros and cons of refinancing student debt to questions on consolidation, forgiveness and interest payments, we’ve got answers.

Want to grow the US economy? Cancel student debt, new report shows

A new report finds that the U.S. could grow the economy by cancelling all student debt in the country for less cost than the GOP tax bill.

Need $1,000 right now? You’re not alone: Here’s why — and how to get it.

Wondering how to save or make money fast? If you're short $1,000 for credit card bills or an emergency fund, take action today. This is how to rustle up some quick cash — and actually hold on to it.

Student loan stress? Don’t worry about the size of your debt: Focus on this number instead.

Student loan defaults may be happening far more often than we previously thought, a new report finds. Here is why that's scary, and how you can protect yourself.

Senate Passes Tax Reform Bill: 5 key ways the plan will affect you

Here's the GOP tax bill explained, with details on how it could change your financial situation.
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How to leverage your credit card to improve your credit

Build (or rebuild) your credit portfolio with one simple tool.

Want to save money and grow richer? This is the best way to rank financial priorities.

Should you pay off credit cards or student debt first? How much should you save for retirement? These rules of thumb will keep you on track.

Student loans: Answers to your 9 biggest questions about college debt

Here's what you need to know about paying off your college debt — or applying for more loans to go to graduate school.

Is a Master’s degree worth it? How to pick a grad program and save money on higher education

It's a tricky question, and many people don't think through the costs and tradeoffs involved. Here's how to decide and make sure you can afford it.

DeVry students get $49 million in refunds — but for-profit universities are seeing a resurgence

The FTC is sending refunds to DeVry students the government says were defrauded by the for-profit school.

Cheated by a for-profit college? Here's why it may get harder to have your student loans forgiven.

Under Secretary Betsy DeVos, the Department of Education is considering rolling back consumer protection rules that protect victims of fraudulent for-profit colleges.

Just get engaged? Congrats! Now it's time to check these 7 items off your financial to-do list.

Planning your financial future together is just as important as planning the wedding.

The average class of 2017 starting salary — and what grads should do with their money

Congrats class of 2017, you got a raise! Here's what to do with it.

How to fight for your money: Barney Frank sounds off on financial reforms that protect consumers

Have you been wronged by a company you do business with? Here's how to fight for your rights.

5 smart tuition hacks to cut the growing cost of college

Figuring out the cost of college is tough — here's how to make it easier to budget and pay for higher education.

Bernie Sanders introduces "College for All Act" to make public colleges tuition-free

Sanders introduced legislation that would make public four-year college and universities tuition free — but it's unlikely to pass.

3 things millennials can teach Gen Z about money

Today's teens are risk-averse — maybe to a fault.

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Betsy DeVos is making the student debt crisis worse — here's how

Students defaulting on their loans can expect to pay more in fees next year.

This is the best psychological trick to pay off debt faster, science suggests

Which debt payoff strategy helps you stay motivated? Find out what researchers say.

These possible changes under President Trump will affect student loan debt

Even liberals might like some of his ideas.