Student loan debt is a big issue, and Democrats are increasingly talking about it in an effort to get voters to the polls in key states this November.
Credit cards can leave people with a lot of debt and bills to pay off. Chris de Lormier describes how he paid off all of his credit car bills while still having fun.
College in the US can be expensive, but there are ways to make college cheaper. For example, look into colleges that offer free tuition in exchange for working on campus, or considering living off-campus with parents if the college is close by.
The House Ways and Means Committee approved expanding the child tax credit and higher education tax breaks. In other tax news, H&R Block offers a map outlining state income tax requirement to help same-sex couples' IRS filings.
Everyone has a unique approach to personal finance with different goals, lifestyles, and incomes. NerdWallet asks everyday people how they handle personal finance, and speak with a 25-year-old freelance writer in this installment of 'How Do You Do Money?'
College costs were make or break for New Rochelle High School senior Matisse Clayton: With a lot of help from Mom and her color-coded files, she applied to 18 colleges, was accepted at four, and won a full ride at one.