Managing student loans

Managing student loans

Student loan debt has reached crisis proportions in the U.S. According to Student Loan Hero, who compiled data from three different financial sources and the federal government, the most recent reports indicate there is $1.26 trillion in total U.S. student loan debt. The number of Americans carrying this debt is 43.3 million. In addition, the

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Control costs all four years of college

Control costs all four years of college

Every parent with college-aged children knows that higher education comes at a cost. The price of textbooks goes up every year. Housing, food, clothing and entertainment costs increase. Families struggle to budget for these increased costs in addition to paying for tuition, which may increase each year as well. How can families economize and control college

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College spending money

College spending money

A big question parents of new high school graduates have is “How much spending money do kids in college need these days?” Hand in hand with this is the question of who is responsible for this amount. Parents of continuing students also need to revisit spending needs each year (and sometimes mid-year). Families almost universally

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  • Great article. It reminded me to ask my high school senior about which of her preferred colleges have reached out about a regional event. We attended an event like this with our older daughter who was attending school far from home and it was very valuable.