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Student loan debt is at an all time high — and it’s hitting African-American students the hardest. According to a study by the Brookings Institution, there are racial debt disparities in low-to-moderate income students. Black students leave college with an average debt of $27,000, while White students incur an average of $20,000. Student load debt facts: Black […]

Howard University students took to Twitter to express their reported constant struggle with administration, dorm life, and financial aid.

The cost of a college education has gotten out of hand which is why parents and students need the all the help we can get to make sure our children are not left out of shrinking job and entrepreneur opportunities. For many, financial aid is going to be the great divide and deadlines are looming for […]

I’d like to make sure that my daughter doesn’t accumulate the same amount debt from attending college when she gets older that many people in my family have.  Should I be investing in a 529 on her behalf?   Erika – Chicago, Illinois In layman’s terms, 529 plans are simply investment accounts where your money can […]

VIA MSNBC: Getting admitted to your choice college is only half the battle; the other half is figuring out how to pay for it. The competition for resources can be stiff, especially in tough economic times. Princeton Review shares tips on planning so that you/and or your soon to be college student can take advantage […]