The Education Department just explained how the “temporarily expanded” program for student loans will work, using $350 million that Congress set aside.
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Sometimes, you have a physical need to cut loose. Tell it like it is. Yell. Scream. So be it. Maybe what you really need, though, is a ranting buddy.
A stronger economy makes it more likely that graduates will be able to find jobs and meet their loan payments, but there are reasons to be cautious.
The federal tax law had the unintended effect of giving states a tax windfall. Now, states must weigh whether to spend the money or give it back to residents.
Sporting events have long drawn exclusive parties. The red carpet has rolled out to other areas, including concerts, food festivals, art fairs and museums.
This year, we picked five college application essays about money to publish. College admissions officers admired their maturity, self-awareness and humanity.
Each year, we ask students to send in college application essays that have something to do with money. Nearly 300 responded this year. Here are five that stood out.
Seasonal demand from buyers is increasing as usual, but shoppers are finding a lack of new listings. Also daunting: coming up with a down payment.
Money managers and couples offer some tips on ways to finance a wedding, which nationwide averages around $26,000.
Recent studies have hinted at the happiness that can come from outsourcing routine tasks. But what about the pleasure of doing things for oneself?
The volume of automated phone calls has skyrocketed this year over last, according to a service that tracks them, and complaints have also risen sharply.
As one horse farm owner put it, the high costs of breeding horses can lead to big payoffs, or nothing at all.
A study found that some colleges were hiring consultants to promote short-term fixes for borrowers that can mire them in more debt down the road.
Women are vastly outnumbered in the investing business. That could change if mutual fund investors favored companies with more female managers. But which companies? Here’s a gender report card.
Borrowers in the federal public-service loan forgiveness program have run into many problems. But one social worker managed to wipe out $170,000 in debt.
A prenuptial agreement can protect couples planning to wed, but they are often treated casually. A wealth educator wants to change that with his Prenup 101.
While the math of frequent-flier miles may not always add up, perks like free checked bags have people flocking to travel cards.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau might grant the banking industry’s wish to take offline a public database of complaints against the industry.
A Pew study found that people could use the money in their state accounts to delay taking Social Security benefits. That would lead to higher federal payments.