Starting college after high school is an exciting phase of a student’s life. But college brings a lot of challenges. Here's what to know.
A veteran school administrator offers insights on how children’s caretakers can better prepare them for a new school year.
Getting your family’s sleep schedule back to normal after the summer break isn’t difficult if you follow these helpful tips.
Getting up early for school is the bane of many teenagers' lives. However, a new study suggests that starting the school day later and letting them sleep in can improve their mood.
Many people who are dieting and exercising to lose weight will come up against the dreaded plateau.
The start of a new school year can be an expensive time for parents. However, there are ways to save money while ensuring your kids have everything they need.
These baby names are popular because of their location. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm reports.
This back-to-school shopping season, parents — particularly in the low to middle income bracket — are focusing on the basics while also trading down to cheaper stores amid surging inflation.
Kids' sports and other after school activities can really add up. Here are three ways to keep costs down.
You may feel anxious if your child is diagnosed with Tourette syndrome. Educating yourself about it can go a long way toward lessening fears.
Ahead of the August 31 expiration of the Covid-19 payment freeze, the Department of Education instructed student loan servicers to hold off on sending out billing statements. These would normally occur about 30 days before the end of the payment pause. The payment freeze, which was first enacted in March 2020, has been extended six […]
New parents in New York City aren't giving up the bar scene.
Research has long shown that students fall behind during the summer break. Here are ways to help them keep up academic skills in summer.
In past tax seasons, borrowers with defaulted federal student loans could have their tax refund seized to repay overdue student debt. But because of extended student loan protections that were announced earlier this year, student loans won’t take your tax refund in 2022. In fact, all federal student loans, including accounts in delinquency or default, […]
Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step in qualifying for financial aid like grants and loans. However, many students still skip it. According to the National College Attainment Network (NCAN), just 57% of high school graduates from the class of 2021 completed the FAFSA. As a result, many […]
Stacker scoured data from Niche and ranked the 50 best public universities in the country in order from most to least expensive.
Conflicts related to money are among the most common between kids and parents. Here's a look at those conflicts, plus tips for getting ahead of them.
After two pandemic summers, many families may be attempting a "normal" they haven't tried since 2019: summer camp. Here's how parents can help.
New research unlocks the hereditary nature of anxiety and reveals a correlation between a same-sex parent with anxiety transfer to offspring. Veuer’s Chloe Hurst has the story!
Plenty of parents want to introduce plant based foods to their children. Buzz60’s Keri Lumm shares the results of a new study conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Gerber.
The U.S. Department of Education has released proposed regulations to improve some federal student loan programs—but many people may be confused about how they’ll help. How you’re affected depends on the loans you have and your repayment plan. Your loans aren’t likely to disappear, but you may find you owe less in the long run. […]
ADHD diagnoses are on the rise, a trend that might in part be driven by overdiagnosis. A new study finds that white children are especially likely to be overdiagnosed and overtreated for ADHD.
When taking out student loans, you should be able to estimate approximately how much you’ll need for tuition and other related costs. But still, it’s not uncommon to have some money left over. Why You Might Have Leftover Student Loan Money When you take out federal student loans, you can ask for the maximum amount […]
Hundreds of thousands of borrowers have taken advantage of getting their loans discharged through federal programs, for reasons like total and permanent disability (TPD), school closure or bankruptcy. But not everyone qualifies for discharge programs—even though there are almost a dozen of them available at the federal level. Here’s how to tell the difference between […]
As adults try to comprehend the horrors of the July Fourth parade shooting in Highland Park, many have been left with a disturbing task: talking about the tragedy with their children.
The cost of school can be more than what many families can afford. With the cap on federal subsidized loans and limitations based on financial need, some parents are looking for other ways to pay for their child’s education. While private student loans might be an option, parents have the choice to apply for parent […]
If you’ve never refinanced a student loan before, the process can seem a little intimidating. To make matters worse, the information you find on the internet can often be misleading—or just flat-out wrong. That might sound a little disheartening, but we’re here to clear up the confusion. Below, we’ve debunked seven common refinancing myths to […]
Dental school is expensive, which is why many students rely on student loans to cover the cost. Students who graduated in 2021 left their dental program with an average of $301,583 in student loan debt, according to the American Dental Education Association (ADEA). If a dental school grad repaid their student debt out of pocket […]