Student debt can be crippling to parents

[--- Reading Time: 3 minutes ---]Student loan debt has soared to about $1 trillion, with many college students naively tying a noose around their futures with crippling levels of debt. But what about their parents? Parents are getting into trouble too. They should be...

How to finance your college education

[--- Reading Time: 2 minutes ---]To attend college, most students must pass a very rigorous test — finding the money to pay for education. Finding that money is harder every year. College students and their families can find helpful financial resources when they...

Avoid default on student loans

[--- Reading Time: 3 minutes ---]The number of borrowers defaulting on federal student loans continues to rise in Maryland and elsewhere. But even during the long and painful economic recovery, many of these defaults likely are unnecessary. The federal government has...