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Race to the Top Goes to College

President Obama laid out a plan for combating the rising cost of college, but passage is far from apparent. The plan is also not obviously advantageous for students.

Diana Ransom

Most Students Now Pay for College Themselves

Some 80 percent of college students chip in for their education. There is one thing, however, that mom and dad are still paying for.

Amy Langfield

Look at Problems From an Outsider's POV and 4 More Business Tips From the Week

Read about how to stay calm in a crisis, respond to negative comments, handle things personally and more.

New Student Loan Law Offers Short-Term Benefits and Potentially Long-Term Headaches

President Obama is expected to sign a new student loan bill into law today. While it stands to reduce costs for many in the near term, students could face higher costs down the road.

Diana Ransom

How to Start a Business With Student Loans and Not Go Broke

Launching a business when you have thousands of dollars in debt is a tricky move. Here's what you should know before you take the leap.

Monica Mehta

The Changing Economics of Student-Loan Debt: How to Pay It Off and Startup

The president may soon sign into law a new student loan bill that reduces rates for many new borrowers, but the high-cost of education isn't going away. Here are four loan pay-off strategies.

Daniel Bortz

The College Question for Entrepreneurs Gains Momentum as Costs Surge

Regardless of whether interest rates on certain student loans stay inflated, the high cost of college must be met proactively. Here are some tips for tamping down on your education debt-load.

Eric Greenberg

10 Questions to Ask Before Applying for a Bank Loan

Here are some of the key issues to consider before starting your application.

Lisa Girard

The Skinny on Widening Student Debt Loads (Infographic)

With tuition costs rising and the job market as competitive as ever, some graduates question the price of a college education.

Andrea Huspeni

For Financing and Mentorship, Would You Forgo Future Income?

New funding platforms are eager to ply you with capital and other resources in exchange for a cut of your future success. See if these services are right for you.

5 Personal Finance Tips for Cash-Strapped Entrepreneurs

How to go all-in on a new business venture without draining your personal bank account.

Adam Wren

Congress Forestalls Student-Loan Rate Hike

Congress narrowly passes a bill to prevent student-loan rates from doubling as of July 1. Young entrepreneurs breathe a sigh of relief.

Diana Ransom