Paying for College: Are Scholarships Taxable?

Dear Carrie, My daughter was lucky enough to receive a significant college scholarship. Is this considered taxable income to her? And does her scholarship limit my ability to claim an education tax credit? — A Reader Dear Reader, First congratulations to your daughter — and to you. Her scholarship can be a significant financial boost … Read more

Andrews Federal Credit Union Scholarship Program Now Open

Credit Union to award eight $ 1,500 non-renewable college scholarships. Deadline for submission is April 23, 2015. (PRWEB) February 20, 2015 Andrews Federal Credit Union announced the opening of its 2015 Scholarship Program. Eight $ 1,500 non-renewable college scholarships are available to students who are Andrews Federal members or dependents of members in good standing … Read more

Bogus ‘Obama Mom’ Grants Lure Students

by Sharona Coutts ProPublica, July 23, 10:34 a.m. July 26: This story has Corrections to Marketplace’s version of this story. After being laid off from her job as a high school teacher in Dayton, Ohio, Nicole Massey decided to go back to college. For months, she scoured the Web for ways to fund her tuition, … Read more