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  • Reducing student debt requires a national commitment

    Reducing student debt requires a national commitment
    Tonight, as families of high school students across the country sit down to eat dinner, talk will likely turn to college applications. For those in the midst of the process, the conversation will almost definitely touch on affordability. And for those still a year or two out from college, the conversation may turn to whether or not the entire undertaking is even worth it.
  • Sean Moore: Reconsider pre-paid college plans

    Sean Moore: Reconsider pre-paid  college plans
    As parents, there's no question we get sweaty palms and suffer anxiety when thinking about financial obligations. And, there is perhaps no greater stress point than trying to figure out how to pay for our children's college educations. In June, our...

    Credit standards to loosen for PLUS college loan program

    The U.S. Department of Education will soon loosen the credit standards for parents looking to borrow to pay for college under the parent PLUS loan program. The new rules will be published next month and will go into effect for the next school year....

    California Middle Class Scholarship grants are still available

    California Middle Class Scholarship grants are still available
    In a surprising and somewhat embarrassing situation, administrators of California's new Middle Class Scholarship program last month awarded only about half the $107 million available. But on Wednesday, officials announced that they were extending...

    Reinhard: Internet can't totally replace personal touch in recruiting

    Cleaning out the notebook after Tuesday's Lafayette media luncheon. Would you buy a home – new or pre-owned – without inspecting it from every angle and assessing its strengths and its flaws? Is it possible you'd want to have an inspector...