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Learn everything about your student loans from how much to borrow to how to pay them off. Learn the positive and negatives of each type of student loan. You will also learn alternatives to student loans.
  1. Choosing Your Student Loans (11)
  2. Managing Your Student Loans (15)
  3. Student Loan Alternatives (9)

Should I Go Back to Get an Undergraduate Degree?
An undergraduate degree is one of the best ways to qualify for higher paying jobs. It is not always easy to complete the degree, but with careful planning, you should benefit from going back to school. Learn what you need to consider before you go back.

Should I Go to Graduate School?
Graduate school can open some career doors, but it is not always the best option. It really depends on your field. Learn how to tell what is the best option for you.

Tips to Save Money at College
With the cost of college tuition rising and other expenses increasing as well, it is even more important to find ways to save while at school. Come share your best college savings tips, and learn what others have done to save some money while in school.

What Would You Do Differently About Your Student Loans?
Learn what others realized once they graduated about their student loans. Take a minute to share your story about your student loans.

Help! I Have to Pay for College Myself
With the recent economic difficulties many college students are learning that they need to pay for college themselves, because their parents are not able to help them pay for college any longer. Whether you are just starting college or you are in the middle of attending you can find a variety of ways to pay for your college expenses.

Can I Work and Go to College?
Many students feel that taking on a part time job will distract from their studies at school. It can seem overwhelming to take on a part time or full time job while going to school, but it is possible to do this. The choice to work during college can be very beneficial. Although it does take extra effort to hold down a job and still get good...

What Is Sallie Mae?
You may have heard the term Sallie Mae and be wondering what everyone is referring to. Sallie Mae is a large student loan provider, but used to be a government agency. Learn more here.

Pay for Graduate School
If you are considering going back to graduate school, you need to put together a solid plan on how you are going to finance it. Learn some additional options to taking out student loans.

What Should I Do With My Student Loan Once I Graduate?
One of the first things you should worry about after you graduate from college is paying off your student loans. You can create a solid plan that will help you get out of debt and succeed financially.

College and Money
The way you handle your money in college will affect you for several years to come. If you are wise and limit your debt, it will be easier to reach your financial goals once you graduate. Learn how to manage your money in college.

Private Student Loan Benefits and Risks
Private student loans can cover any financial gaps left after you have exhausted Pell Grants and federal student loans, but you should be careful about how much you borrow.

Making it Between College and Your First Job
It may take a few months for you to find your first job. It is important to manage your resources carefully so you do not run up a large amount of debt after graduation. This guide will help you do that.

Choosing Between On and Off Campus Living Options
Your housing costs are one of the most expensive aspects of attending college. It is important to shop around to save money on your living expenses while you are in college. Learn what you should ask yourself when making the choice about where to live.

Graduating in the Red
The student loan epidemic is a result of too many college graduates having too much debt when they graduate. There are steps you can take to reduce the amount you borrow, and to deal with the problem if you are one of the college graduates with too much debt.

College Spending Dos and Don'ts
There are a lot of ways you can save even on the smaller expense when you are in school. Learn some things you should skip buying and some ways you can save on what you really do need.

What Banks Accounts Do I Need When I Am in College?
Learn what accounts you need to manage your money successfully in college. Choosing the right accounts at your bank can help you save on bank fees.

Tips on Finding a Killer College Job
Learn what you can do to find the best college job that you are qualified for. The best college jobs are often found off campus. Learn where to look.

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