Paying For College

9 College Survival Hacks: What They Don’t Tell You in the Admissions Office

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The fall semester is in full swing for colleges and universities all over the country. If you’re a student, you’re probably settling in to your new schedule and getting a feel for your classes. This is the perfect time to get organized and find your groove before things get extremely busy and finals season rolls […]

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5 Ways College Students Can Save Money This Year

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College is no doubt one of the most expensive experiences a young adult will ever have. With tuition and fees averaging about $23,000 per year, it’s no wonder why students have little money left at their disposal. I’m sure you’ve heard of terms like ‘broke college student’ or ‘starving student’ before and that’s not a […]

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How You Save and Where You Save Affects Your Student’s Financial Aid Award

Did you know that how you save and where you save can affect the financial aid award that your children receive for college? Take a look at this article to get the financial aid lowdown.

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How Financial Need is Determined For College

Determining financial need for college isn’t some arcane formula that only accountants can understand. It can be easy, providing for less headaches for you and your college-age child.

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5 Mistakes Parents Make When Planning For College

When it comes to planning for your child’s education, the earlier you start, the better. Be sure to avoid these costly, yet common, mistakes.

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Payoff Debt or Save for College?

My wife and I have decided we are ready to work on a serious debt payoff plan and are pretty excited. We are unsure when it comes to college savings for our three children; we don’t want them to be saddled with student loan debt as we are. Should we pay off our debt or fund their college savings first?

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