How Does Risk Management Affect College Savings?

How Does Risk Management Affect College Savings?

Attending college is one of the best ways to secure a strong financial future. In fact, college graduates earn an average of 56% more when compared with people who ended their formal education after high school. It makes sense why so many parents encourage their...
Savings Options for College Planning

Savings Options for College Planning

The National Center for Education Statistics estimates that in the Fall of 2017, 20.4 million students enrolled in a college or university in the United States. According to the College Board, the average tuition for a private college in 2017/18 is $34,740, and...
College Payment Planning

College Payment Planning

Now is the time of year when high school students across the country will begin hearing from colleges and universities that they hope to attend. While this can be a very exciting time for families, it can also be very stressful, bringing into sharp focus the cost of...
Planning for College Is More Than Just Saving for College

Planning for College Is More Than Just Saving for College

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...
3 Simple Tips for Paying Off Your Student Loans

3 Simple Tips for Paying Off Your Student Loans

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...
3 Common Mistakes Parents Make When Saving for College

3 Common Mistakes Parents Make When Saving for College

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...
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