Aug 31, 2012
David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times answers caller questions on personal finance, along with CBS MoneyWatch.com editor-at-large Jill Schlesinger.
Aug 16, 2012
The beginning of the new semester means that many students receiving financial aid can look forward to large "refund" checks from their grants or loans.
Aug 10, 2012
More college students are living large with gourmet cafeterias and state-of-the-art gyms -- but that's not what's driving up college costs.
Aug 9, 2012
More upper-middle-class families are borrowing for college so their children can attend high-tuition prestige schools.
Aug 9, 2012
The Wall Street Journal finds that upper-middle-income households with annual incomes between $94,000 and $200,000 are finding it more expensive to pay for college.
Jul 30, 2012
Senator Tom Harkin is out today with a scathing report on for-profit colleges. The report says taxpayers spend billions of dollars a year on those schools. But students often leave deep in debt.
Jul 26, 2012
How much do all those campus luxuries push up tuition and fees?
Jul 19, 2012
But these still won't compete with the brick-and-mortar institutions.
Jul 16, 2012
A new survey reveals that families are increasingly eliminating certain colleges based on cost, and students are taking on more of the burden themselves as parents' share declines.