Going to college does not put someone on the path to a more secure financial future.
Last week, President Biden announced a plan to cancel up to $10,000 in federal student loans per borrower.
The recent rise in interest rates means paying for college is about to get more expensive for households that intend to take out federal student loans.
More than 4 in 10 parents who are working say they are reducing what they are saving for retirement because they are also saving for a child’s college education.
In a recent survey, nearly every teen and parent agreed that teens need financial knowledge to achieve their life goals.
Suze and KT are still experiencing some weather related issues, so we’re going to revisit part of an episode from July of 2020.
On this edition of Ask Suze (and KT) Anything, Suze answers questions from Women & Money listeners Erica, Leigh, Mary, Pam, Aga, Kamud, Jenny, Tracy and Tricia selected and read by KT.
On this podcast, Suze tells the story of a woman she attempted to help. You’ll hear what happens when fear and lack of respect run your decision-making process.
Now that another college year is beginning, I want to make sure that all the Moms and Dads have packed off the kids with one very important item:
It has been a frustrating time for households with college-age students.
Now that some colleges have begun to announce that they will continue to keep campus closed this fall and deliver classes only online, families with college students are rightfully wondering what to d
In this Paying for College edition of Ask Suze Anything, Suze answers questions from Women & Money listeners Jodi, Scott, Miriam, Grace, and Jean.
In this Podcast, Suze addresses the unknown that awaits all of us in regard to universities. About how what happens with universities affects more than just the students going to school or not.
I hear from so many of you who are at least 50 that you are worried you won’t be able to have a great retirement. And those of you who are retired are anxious if your money will last.
In this special podcast of Ask Suze Anything, Suze interviews the nationally recognized expert on student financial aid, scholarships and student loans, Mark Kantrowitz.
In this Ask Suze Anything podcast, we hear questions from Women & Money listeners “Nameless One,” Jamie, Allie, Kristen, Jessica, Esther, Tori, and Angelina.
In this Ask Suze Anything podcast, we get questions about financing education from Women & Money listeners Amy, Alyssa, Pat, Don, Samantha, and Rayne.
If you are a recent college grad, or love one, please listen up on the must-do financial moves you need to tackle right now. Not next year. Right now. The choices you make today will make all the diff
In this special July 4th episode of Ask Suze Anything, Suze answers questions from Women & Money (and the men smart enough to pay attention) listeners Joe, Kathy, Gina, and Danielle.
Earning a college degree is a fantastic accomplishment. Congratulations to all the recent grads.
We’re heading into that whirlwind time of year when high school seniors receive their college acceptance letters and the decision-making begins.
A recent survey of millennial's found that nearly 4 in 10 adults between the age of 22 and 35 believe that there is no big rush to start saving for retirement, and that they can focus on other go
Congratulations to all the new college grads. Well done! But there is one subject I bet you didn’t spend five minutes studying: personal finance.
Parents, way too many of you are still getting it all wrong when it comes to college. A recent survey by T. Rowe Price reports that 68% of parents think saving for their kids’ college
I am a big believer in college education, and an even bigger believer in getting a return on your investment. But I don’t know any financial advisor who can guarantee that a $180,000 investment in a
When the American College of Financial Services recently quizzed retirement-aged people on the basics of how to make their money last, just 35 percent of men passed the test. As troubling as that is, only 18 percent of women passed.
I absolutely love my 7-class personal finance course, but I want to share a super short list of Must Dos and Don’ts for recent college grads. Because I know far too many parents have
You know I am a big believer in the value of a college education. With one catch. The cost of obtaining a degree must be affordable for the student. Yes, the student. Parents are to focus on saving for retirement; I can’t endorse parents paying and borrowing for college if it means not saving enough for their retirement.
It’s getting close to the pins and needles moments for families with college-bound high school seniors. Acceptance notices will soon be mailed out. I know it will be a relief for your entire
According to the car data experts at Edmunds.com a record number of Americans are making one of the worst financial moves ever. Edmunds.com says that nearly 1 in 3 new car
You may have heard or read recently about some high profile retirement plan sponsors being sued by plan participants for high fees in the plan. Financial service firms-yep, folks who run mutual funds-have been hit with lawsuits, as have the plans run by MIT, NYU and Yale.
I see parents let down their college bound kids all the time. Not because they can’t afford to foot the often insanely high bill for a four-year private college education, but because they
You know your kids are sponges. So let me ask you a question: what lessons about saving are they absorbing from you?
There are two potentially large tax breaks that come with buying a home. But listen to me: I never think it is a good idea to factor in the tax breaks when deciding if you are ready to buy your first home. Nor do I ever want anyone to decide on a mortgage budget based on the after-tax net cost. Here’s why:
If you have unpaid credit card balances, your situation could soon progress from very expensive to ridiculously expensive.
Parents, we have a problem. So many of you make a mess out of allowances. You reward the wrong thing, and totally miss out on the big picture: beginning to teach your child about the value of money. Here are my 3 Suze-Approved Rules for Allowances:
Attention all college freshman, and returning students! If you have taken out an unsubsidized federal Stafford loan to help pay for college, I am betting you are making a big financial
Falling behind on your student loans is one of the worst financial mistakes you can ever make. The penalties and fees if you fall behind, and into default, can add thousands of dollars to your bill.
So often grandparents come up to me and ask how they can best help their grandchildren get a leg up. My favorite move is to gift a grandchild money to open a Roth IRA. Here’s what you need to know:
Forget all the commencement speeches about your dreaming big, not compromising, and following your passion. That’s all terrific advice, but not nearly as important as the nuts and bolts of four
President Obama has announced a plan that would pay for 100% of the tuition for anyone who wants to attend a community college and can commit to remain on course to graduate from the two-year program
I fear many student loan borrowers are flunking out when it comes to choosing the right repayment plan. Here’s a quick quiz to test your repayment smarts:
If one were to ask me what I think is the most dangerous threat to our economy, the answer is very simple: STUDENT LOANS.
Student loans are one of the most dangerous types of debt to have, says Suze Orman, who focuses this week's episode of "The Suze Orman Show" on ways to tackle the burden.
How to teach your teens about money. How do you teach your teens about money—short of lending them your credit card and praying that they don’t hand it back to you maxed out?
Personal finance expert Suze Orman took a break from her soap box at CNBC on Monday to speak candidly about her experience as a gay taxpayer in America. "There is such discrimination [in our tax
Letter From Wynne Sandra Korr, Dean and Professor at the School of Social Work, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Thanks to the
Marlo: “This week, I was joined by personal finance expert Suze Orman who is a veteran on Mondays With Marlo! Suze is so knowledgeable -- we spoke about everything from maximizing the value of your