Finances and Young Adults
Tuition, room and board are certainly the major college expenses, but additional expenses - textbooks, lab fees, practice room charges, social tabs and cell phones - can add another $1,500 or more to the tab, if you're not careful.
Money Saving Tips for College Families
It's bad enough paying college tuition, but all those extra expenses - textbooks, lab fees, food and yes, even snacks - add up very quickly. Now is a good time to review the high cost of textbooks, daily lattes and pizza nights with your college student and suggest some alternatives. Here are some ideas.
The 5 Most Expensive Colleges in the U.S.
Most expensive colleges: Looking at college financing? Here's the lowdown on the most expensive universities in the U.S.
The Cost of a State University Education
Even state schools cost a bundle. Here's the average cost of a public university education in the United States.
Other College Scholarship Resources
The federal application for student aid and your child's college aren't the only sources for scholarships. Here's a quick round-up of other college scholarship resources, including FastWeb.com.
The Cost of a Private College Education
College is an expensive undertaking. Here's the average cost of a private college education in the United States.
Campus Jobs & Career Planning
Campus jobs can be more than a source of ready cash. Campus jobs are a way to test drive careers too.
Identity Theft on College Campuses
College identity theft: Identity theft is one of those things that happen to other people – nearly 10 million other people. But, college students are prime targets. Here's why.