Student Rewards Credit Cards: the Pros and Cons

While they may have limited credit histories, that has not stopped card issuers from tapping college students with rewards cards. Here are some pros and cons to keep in mind

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Paying for College with Credit Can Backfire

If you're struggling to make tuition payments, reaching for your credit card can be tempting. Yet many students who do so end up dropping out to deal with debt, according to a recent Demos survey

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Rebate Credit Cards Can Boost College Savings

College savings can be hard to fit into the family budget. Yet parents can find some help from a surprising source — credit cards. Here are some cards that let you contribute cash-back rewards directly to education costs

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Are Teens Skipping Important Money Milestones?

Teens are shunning mainstream financial institutions — and the financial chaos they saw during the recession gives them good reason. Yet is this cynicism delaying this generation's financial adulthood?

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Editor’s Pick: Best Student Cards 2012

Debit, prepaid or credit? For students heading off to college, the choice of which type of plastic to bring to campus can be a confusing one

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