Too many incoming college freshmen know little about balancing checkbooks, using credit cards and creating a budget, but parents can help address this.
Colleges reap lucrative payments from banks in return for granting exclusive rights to the campus debit card business
If you want to return to college, you'll have to change your budget -- and there may be considerations you didn't have the first time around.
There is a silver lining to student loan repayments: The interest paid can be written off.
Don't give your college student the keys to your credit card without some driver's ed.
A credit card, used well, can provide a valuable and long-lasting credit reference. But screw it up and you will pay the price for a long time.