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 ch…
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. Bel…
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 re…
The average law school debt among lawyers aged 36 or under who graduated within the last 10 years was $108,000, according to the American Bar Association. If you’re a lawyer who left school with a lot of student loan debt, you have multiple options for forgiveness—especially if you work in p…
A number of people were killed at a July 4th parade in Highland Park, Illinois, Highland Park police announced in a press conference. The suspect remains at large. CNN's Adrienne Broaddus talks to Zoe Pawelczak, a parade attendee who was present as the shooting occurred.
From Theodore to Olivia, here's a look at the top 10 names for boys and girls in 2021 and how they compare to previous years.
A common question new parents have is how often their baby should eat. This is especially true as parents struggle with the infant formula shortage.
Overnight camping doesn’t necessarily come easy to all, including the role of a parent. Buzz60’s Chloe Hurst has the story!
Your love for animals drove you to pursue a career as a veterinarian. But you’re less thrilled about your student loans, which are becoming increasingly common among those that work in veterinary medicine. Outstanding student loan debt is growing 4.5 times as fast as incomes for new veterinary school graduates, according to the American Veterinary […]
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Child safety advocates worry these new regulations, while well meant, will not make a significant dent in the number of annual infant deaths.
Over the past couple of years, there has been a lot of commotion within the federal student loan system. Some of the changes offered welcomed relief to borrowers, such as the temporary pause on monthly payments and interest charges due to the Covid-19 pandemic. But other long-term adjustments simply led to further confusion. One of […]
New findings emphasize that where children live and the resources of others in the neighborhood may affect their brain development.
Kindergartners who are relatively younger than their classroom peers are at risk for doing less well in school. Here's how to reduce problems.
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If you’ve been defrauded by a college and have been paying for it ever since—all while hoping for student loan forgiveness—you might feel like you’ve just won the lottery. On June 23, the Biden administration announced that it will cancel student loan debt for approximately 200,000 former students, to the tune of $6 billion. These […]
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its safe sleep guidelines for babies for the first time in six years. Mandy Gaither reports.
If you have federal student loans, you may have received a notification that your loans are being transferred to a new loan servicer. Navient, one of the largest federal loan servicers, ended its federal contract in 2021. All of the federal loans it managed were transferred to Aidvantage, a division of Maximus Federal Services. The […]
A National Bureau of Economic Research report shows proposed legislation could bring more moms back to work. Veuer’s Elizabeth Keatinge has more.
College students with financial need have access to various aid opportunities to help make higher education more attainable. One of these need-based financial aid programs is the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) program. In the 2021-22 academic year, nearly $875 million in FSEOG grant funds were awarded to eligible students across 3,500 schools nationwide. […]
Veuer’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us when you should use credit over cash.
Why you should protect your child’s eyes, especially in the summer heat. Veuer’s Chloe Hurst has the story!
Three of the 5 U.S. child heatstroke deaths in cars listed this year happened when temps reached no more than 90 degrees. Here's what you should know.
As summer heats up, everyone, especially parents of young children, should read up on water safety. Even the color of your child’s swimsuit comes into play. Buzz60’s Johana Restrepo has more.
This is how much your credit score drops after missing a payment. PennyGems’s Natasha Abellard has the story.
To help their children earn their college degrees, more and more parents are taking out loans to cover their child’s education costs. In fact, a recent Sallie Mae study found that 21% of families with college students relied on parent student loans to pay for school. Federal parent PLUS loans are a popular option because […]
If you’ve been shopping around for private student loans, you might have been prompted to prequalify with lenders you’re interested in. That’s generally good advice to follow, but it’s important to understand why. Here’s how student loan prequalification works and how it can help you score the best possible deal on your education debt. What […]
A 5-year-old boy died after his mother left him inside a car outside the family's home in Houston while she prepared for her daughter's birthday party, police said.