Category: College Planning

Planning for College Is More Than Just Saving for College

November 28, 2017 / 11:33 am

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If you’re like most people, your baby was barely a week old and you probably thought about the day they would head off to college. The old saying that “with kids, the days are long but the years are short” certainly applies when it comes to planning and saving for college. And as with most things, the more you research …

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3 Simple Tips for Paying Off Your Student Loans

November 2, 2017 / 10:58 am

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Graduating from college often brings about a mix of emotions. On the one hand, you’ve completed an important milestone in your life and should be prepared to embrace the challenges that come next. On the other hand, one of those challenges is going to be paying off your student loans – something you probably didn’t learn a whole lot about …

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3 Common Mistakes Parents Make When Saving for College

October 17, 2017 / 4:13 pm

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When it comes to all the different expenses associated with having a child, few seem to strike fear into the hearts of parents as much as saving for college. You have roughly 18 years to do it, which is plenty of time, but that also equals a lot of money to be setting aside. Therefore, before you start, have a …

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Should I Use a 529 Plan to Save for College?

May 9, 2017 / 10:00 am

Should I Use a 529 Plan to Pay for College?

Watching your child graduate from college may be one of the proudest moments of your life. Between now and then, though, you have to figure out a way to help pay for your child’s dreams. While student loans are always an option, many parents also elect to use 529 plans. Before you do the same, continue reading to make sure …

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How Can I Make Money in College Without a Job?

April 25, 2017 / 10:19 am

How Can I Make Money in College Without a Job?

It’s no secret that college is expensive. However, even after you’ve paid for room and board, books and tuition, there are still a number of bills students need to pay just to get through the week. If this sounds like you, don’t worry. We’re about to show you four non-traditional ways you can make money in college without getting a …

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