Tuition at public schools: With education costs going up and student aid and grants not keeping up, students at many public institutions can expect to pay more in tuition and fees this year.
You're probably used to paying a fee when you need to wire money to someone else. But some banks even charge you to receive money.
Given the recent restrictions placed on fees and interest rates, the nation's banks are looking for extra pennies anywhere they can get them.
11 - Percentage of people surveyed who said their savings took a hit because they were paying for their kid's education.
A proposal backed by Republicans and President Barack Obama would lock interest rates on all federal education lending to the 10-year Treasury note, the market rate the U.S. government pays when it borrows. In recent days, that rate has floated slightly around 2.5 percent.
However, Obama and the Republicans disagree whether those loans rates would be fixed during the life of the loan or if they should follow the market.
Some experts suggest Washington should just freeze rates at their current 3.4 percent level for a year or two and use the time to plan an expansive overhaul of the whole student loan system.
If you need to verify a previous charge or deposit, be prepared to fork over some money.
U.S. News & World Report has released its annual list of the best U.S. colleges for 2014. Here are the Top 20 national universities, defined as those which offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master's and Ph.D. programs:
Some banks and private lenders claim their rates are lower than those of unsubsidized Stafford loans offered by the federal government. You can find and compare them on sites such as SimpleTuition (www.simpletuition.com). Be wary, these loans usually require a co-signer and may have variably interest rates.
Take a look at top 20 best-paying companies for interns from lowest to highest, as compiled by Glassdoor, a jobs-posting website.
It was a summer slam in Santa Barbara from what was once Hurricane Marie. Now it has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm, but the force coming in from the Pacific Ocean has roughed up some of our coastline.
A catalytic converter in a passing vehicle is suspected to be the cause of a brush fire that broke out Wednesday afternoon on the Harris Grade, near Lompoc. Firefighters were able to limit the blaze to less than 20 acres.
A Hurricane making its way through the Pacific Ocean is expected to bring high surf and strong currents to Ventura County south and southeast-facing beaches this week. Rescuers are urging the public to be cautious while entering the water, but surfers are enjoying the bigger sets.