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Only 36% of indebted individuals think they make a higher salary as a result of their college degree.

Nearly half of college grads with student loan debt don’t think their college degree helped them earn more money

The cost of college can be much higher than the salaries its graduates earn — even if it's an elite university.
Student-loan debt is at record levels in the US.

11 mind-blowing facts that show just how dire the student-loan crisis in America is

The national total student debt is now over $1.5 trillion. As many as 40% of borrowers could default on their student loans by 2023.

Some colleges let you pay tuition with a credit card — here’s how to determine if it’s worth it, and what card to use if it is

You can pay tuition by credit card with a handful of colleges, and it gives you the opportunity to earn lots of rewards. Here's what you need to know.
Private colleges are slashing tuition prices and decreasing tuition discounts.

Some private colleges are advertising price cuts on their full-price tuition — and it’s just one way that college is a whole different gam...

Pricey private liberal arts colleges are slashing tuition prices, reported The New York Times — but it's mostly benefitting the wealthy.
Yale University's average financial aid award is greater than the cost of tuition.

The 20 colleges that give the best financial aid, according to students

For its 2020 best colleges list, the Princeton Review asked students how satisfied they are with their own financial-aid packages.

An astounding number of bankruptcies are being driven by student loan debt

Student loan debt is at an all-time high. Even if bankruptcy filers get their debts discharged, they'll still need to pay off their student loan debt.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

57% of Americans who’ve already paid off their student loans support Elizabeth Warren’s plan to cancel 42 million Americans’ college...

Most Americans — including those who won't benefit personally — like Elizabeth Warren's plan to cancel massive amounts of student-loan debt.
Kenneth Langone, co-founder of Home Depot Inc, speaks at a panel discussion at the SALT conference in Las Vegas May 14, 2014.

Here’s why Home Depot’s billionaire co-founder is helping pay tuition for every NYU med school student

Ken Langone, who made his wealth through Home Depot, recently helped pay tuition for NYU med school students. Here's why he did it.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren joins students gathered at Madison Park High School before the March for Our Lives in Boston on March 24, 2018.

Elizabeth Warren is trying to tackle the skyrocketing cost of education with a plan to forgive student-loan debt and offer free college — but ex...

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's ambitious plan to make public colleges free, forgive student loan debt, and boost grants has big boosters and detractors.
You won't regret starting a 529 plan to save for college.

How to start saving for your kids to go to college, in 3 steps

Wondering how to save for college? Start with state-sponsored 529 plans — tax-advantaged investment accounts anyone can open and contribute to.