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  • School and Learning
    Student Loans
    Student Loan Primer
    Student Loan Primer Our parents always told us that hard work was the only road to success, but if they're so "successful" why are we stuck with all these student loans?--Wake Forest University student, CollegeHumor.com In the summer of 2007, th...
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    Financial Aid
    Winning the Financial Aid Lottery
    Winning the Financial Aid Lottery It used to be that you could try for that reach school and if you got in, you didn't have to worry because everybody who got in, who needed money, got money. Today, however, as colleges are asked to fund more an...
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    College Prep for Homeschoolers
    College Scholarships for Homeschoolers
    Do you have information on scholarships for students who are homeschooled? ...
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    Saving for College
    Get the Stats: Teens and College Finance
    Is your teen ready to manage money when she goes off to college? Take this quiz from the College Parents of America to find out. ...
  • Teens
    Kids and Credit Cards
    Reality Check: Kids and Credit
    How much do you know about kids and credit? Take our quiz and find out! ...
  • School and Learning
    Scholarships
    What's the Scoop on Scholarships?
    How much do you know about scholarships? Take this quiz -- you might be surprised! ...
  • School and Learning
    Financial Aid
    Workshops for Parents of High-School Students
    Here are some parent workshop ideas and some advice for the parents of high-school students. Learn how to find training in college prep, financial aid, at-home motivation, reading, and more. ...
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    Toy Finder
    Find our top picks for the best toys of the year!
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    Scholarships
    The Scholarship Scam Quiz
    Do you know how to recognize the signs of a scholarship scam? Quiz yourself and find out. ...
  • Teens
    Teens and Money
    Talking About Money with Your College-Bound Child
    Talking About Money with Your College-Bound Child It is the summer after high school graduation and you are trying to mentally prepare yourself for the changes that are ahead. You have to get in some last mothering fixes before your baby leaves...
  • School and Learning
    Saving for College
    Containing the High Cost of College
    Containing the High Cost of College Mom-isms To matriculate is to enroll in something, usually a college or university. Your child is matriculating into college. You, at this time, are matriculating into a new group, too—the elite group of mot...
  • Teens
    Kids and Credit Cards
    Reality Check: Kids and Credit
    How much do you know about kids and credit? Take our quiz and find out! ...
  • School and Learning
    Financial Aid
    How to Seek Financial Aid for Your Teen
    How to Seek Financial Aid for Your Teen Here are the tasks you and your teen will need to take care of during his senior year. (Expect him to do as much as possible; it's a great way to learn the way the world works.) Call the financial aid of...
  • School and Learning
    Scholarships
    Finding the Best College Scholarship for Your Teen
    Finding the Best College Scholarship for Your Teen Enterprising students may be able to snatch thousands of additional dollars in scholarship money— the more you look, the more you'll find. To find out what scholarships and grants are out the...
  • School and Learning
    Student Loans
    Repaying Your Student Loan
    Repaying Your Student Loan Piggybank on It Your child can consolidate your various loans so that they're treated as if he had only one loan outstanding. This means he'll make only one monthly payment instead of monthly payments on each loan he ...
  • School and Learning
    Student Loans
    Student Loan Primer
    Student Loan Primer Our parents always told us that hard work was the only road to success, but if they're so "successful" why are we stuck with all these student loans?--Wake Forest University student, CollegeHumor.com In the summer of 2007, th...
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    Book Finder
    Book Finder
    Find our top picks for the best books of the year!
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  • School and Learning
    Saving for College
    Nontraditional Options for College Savings
    Nontraditional Options for College Savings Traditional methods of saving for college are still popular, but there are some newer and more creative methods of saving, as well. You really should sit down with a financial advisor, who will assess ...