Probe finds fraud in U.S. distance education

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) identified a “serious vulnerability” in distance education programs due to frauds committed by students and recommended a stricter enrollment process for colleges, Reuters reports. Stocks of for-profit colleges, which mostly offer online programs, fell on fears of further decline in enrollment and profit…

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National College Savings month: 10 tips for college saving

Sallie Mae, the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education, encourages parents, grandparents and students to call a family savings summit during National College Savings Month this September. The company suggests dedicating time as a family to discuss educational goals and financial plans, MarketWatch reports.

“College ranks among the most significant financial decisions a family will make, often second only to the purchase of a home,” says Jeff Howkins, president, Sallie Mae’s Upromise Investments, the nation’s leading administrator of 529 college savings plans…

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National College Savings month: 10 tips for college saving

Sallie Mae, the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education, encourages parents, grandparents and students to call a family savings summit during National College Savings Month this September. The company suggests dedicating time as a family to discuss educational goals and financial plans, MarketWatch reports.

“College ranks among the most significant financial decisions a family will make, often second only to the purchase of a home,” says Jeff Howkins, president, Sallie Mae’s Upromise Investments, the nation’s leading administrator of 529 college savings plans…

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National College Savings month: 10 tips for college saving

Sallie Mae, the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education, encourages parents, grandparents and students to call a family savings summit during National College Savings Month this September. The company suggests dedicating time as a family to discuss educational goals and financial plans, MarketWatch reports.

“College ranks among the most significant financial decisions a family will make, often second only to the purchase of a home,” says Jeff Howkins, president, Sallie Mae’s Upromise Investments, the nation’s leading administrator of 529 college savings plans…

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