It’s no secret. College tuition prices keep rising. In some recent articles (What drives up the rising cost of college tuition? and Addressing the rising cost of tuition) I discussed the problem in detail, asking the question, “Will it ever end?” In another article on this site (What will the cost of tuition be by… Read More


Working and going to school at the same time is about as easy as training a weasel to perform ballet, which is why all month we’ve talked about college financial aid. But now it’s time for a little fun. Check out these extreme financial aid options. On the last day of 2010 they’re sure to put a smile on your face.… Read More


Do you dream of attending an elite college, but have nightmares about how you’d pay for it? The bottom line is if you want a college education at a specific university, then you have to be persistent…and a bit of a detective. Financial aid (without loans) exists at some of the most prestigious universities in the country. Find out which ones are willing to help with tuition without breaking your future bank account.… Read More


Thinking of going back to college, but wondering how you’re going to pay for it? Before you do something crazy (like give up on your dream) check into employer-subsidized financial aid. Many companies offer assistance, but don’t make that fact well known. Read on to find out how you can learn more about college tuition aid from your employer.… Read More