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Obama’s Higher Ed Proposal

President Obama unveiled a new plan Thursday that includes a rating system linking federal funding to the cost and performance of higher ed institutions. Continue reading

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Save on College Textbooks

When I was in school buying textbooks felt like a huge ripoff. You buy a really expensive book you’ll barely read throughout the semester and when all is said and done, you’re stuck with it. There has to be a better way, right? Continue reading

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Federal Student Loan Changes

The fate of interest rates on federal student loans has been in limbo for nearly a month. Well, Congress has come up with a fix that deal will save students money in the short term but could end up costing them more. Find out how. Continue reading

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Financial Skinny: 529 Plans

Will your family be ready when the first tuition bill arrives? If you have college-bound children it may be wise to open up a 529 plan. Continue reading

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