Life’s expensive! So the best thing you can do is make a plan, stick to it and only buy what you can afford.

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Tuition costs have skyrocketed, leaving many new graduates with student-loan debt. But getting an education is still a good investment. With a college education, you’ll earn more and be less likely to be unemployed.

With that in mind, here are some practical tips for finding a college education you can afford, finding ways to pay for it, and managing your budget along the way.

Provided by Newspapers in Education.