• A simple way to furnish dorm rooms for less


    Filling your son or daughter's dorm room can empty your wallet fast. There's one easy way to cut the price way down.

  • Student loans and untimely deaths: How to get loan forgiveness


    Parents dealing with loss of their son discovered they were still responsible for his student loans How to assure loan forgiveness after an untimely death.

  • 6 student loan mistakes to avoid at all costs


    Every time I read the news, I hear how America’s problems with student loan debt have gotten worse. For example, I learned recently that collective student loan debt...

  • What to look for in a school backpack


    When it comes to buying a backpack for your kid, there’s one thing you need to look at...and it's not the price!

  • 11 best ways to find a college scholarship


    The idea of student loans can be pretty terrifying -- especially considering the average 2015 college graduate was left with more than $35,000 to pay back for their education. It's no...

  • Outfit a dorm room for less


    The average college student spends hundreds getting their dorm room ready each year. Here are ways to cut that cost down.

  • How to save big money on textbooks


    The best way to get college textbooks is...not to buy them? Here’s a great way to save big on your textbook expenses.

  • The latest laptop choices for your school kid


    You don't need to spend a ton to get a great laptop for your child this school year-- Here’s what $200 will get you.

  • The best brand of sneakers for your kids


    Name brand sneakers can drain your back to school budget in a hurry. Here’s the brand Clark recommends most.

  • New legislation may relieve student loan tax burden


    Currently, borrowers who have all or part of their student loans forgiven as a part of their income-based repayment plan, income-contingent repayment forgiveness program, or due...

  • 11 things to do before you head to college


    Recent high school grads throughout the country are gearing up to head off to college this fall and are discovering this year’s back-to-school prep comes with a modicum of growing up. If...

  • 9 ways to save on college textbooks


    Heading back to college this fall? One of your biggest expenses (outside of tuition, of course) is likely to be textbooks. The College Board estimates that college students will spend anywhere...

  • How to choose the best credit card for college students


    There are a lot of things to remember to get before your child goes to college, from books to whatever they’ll need to make their dorm feel more like home. But there’s...

  • How to find online schools that aren't a scam


    Are you enrolled in an online school? The scandals with for-profit online colleges like University of Phoenix points to a greater problem in higher education — the easy availability of...

  • These sites find you the best prices on textbooks


    New school year, new courses, new books... The cost of buying textbooks can do some serious damage to your wallet -- especially on a college student's budget. According to The...