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YOUNG MONEY financial aid articles, books, advice, and resources for college graduates and students – paying back student loans, student loan consolidation, and tips for student borrowers.

Is College Really Worth It?

The question of whether college is worth it is a fairly new one in the scheme of things. When you’re looking at payment options so you can afford college, you have to deal with the fact that tuition has gone up by 296 percent since 1995. A price increase of this magnitude is hard to […]

How to Lower Your Student Loan Payment Amount

The following post is from guest author Jesse Johnson  As higher education becomes increasingly important to job prospects, more and more people are racking up student loan debt. In the U.S., 44 million borrowers owe more than 1.4 trillion in student loans with an average graduate in their 20s walking away with more than $22,000 […]

Obama Pressures Colleges to Lower Tuition

Good news for future students. Obama is attempting to force colleges to reduce college tuition increases so that college remains affordable for everyone. In a speech Obama made on Friday in Michigan Obama announced that schools will also be held to new performance standards. If students can’t find jobs after college, future students that attend […]

Banks Likely to Find Other Sources of Revenue

After the recent backtrack on several big banks’ decision to impose fees on debit cards, the financial sector will likely look to recoup losses through other means, according to MarketWatch Consumer advocates have cast the reversal, capped by the announcement on Tuesday by Bank of America, as a victory over corporate greed. While that conception […]

Website Helps Students Find the Real Cost of Attending a College

The price of attending college has soared over the past few decades. Columbia University, Boston College, Vanderbilt University and Tufts University are all over $50,000 per year when costs like room and board are factored in – and they’re the norm, not the exception. Nonetheless, the costs students incur often vary, with some receiving financial […]

Ed Department Proposing New Rules for College Programs and Recruitment

The U.S. Department of Education recently proposed a number of rules regarding college recruitment and student aid and is now taking comments on them. According to the proposed regulations, the department will be more empowered to enforce actions against institutions that misrepresent the programs they offer to students. During recent hearings, officials heard from students […]

Options for Approaching College Funding

One situation that may put young people in a place where they have to get out of debt is how they approach their student loans, although they do have options when it comes to funding their education. Wells Fargo recently announced it is offering a new student loan product that gives parents the option of […]

College Students Unable to Repay Student Loans

More people defaulting on student loans. Tip to help you pay yours

Sugar Daddies: The Newest Way to Pay for College?

Sugar Babies seeking money for college…

Finding Free Funds for your Online College Degree

Certain grants and scholarship are available for completeing your degree online.