Category: College Savings

Pros and Cons to Using Home Equity Loans to Pay for College
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Pros and Cons to Using Home Equity Loans to Pay for College

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- May 7, 2020 0

  You may have heard that tapping into home equity is a great way to bridge the gap in paying for college. Certainly, many families ... Read More

9 Tips to Help You Play the Financial Aid Game
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9 Tips to Help You Play the Financial Aid Game

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- April 19, 2020 0

Over the last decade, the process of getting into college has become akin to playing a "game." The "winners" are good at understanding the rules ... Read More

Help Your Student Graduate In Four Years
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Help Your Student Graduate In Four Years

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- March 1, 2020 0

I've heard many a college freshman say, "Four years, and I AM DONE!" Sounds good, but that's not always the reality.   Is Graduating College ... Read More

How One Mom Side-Hustles to Cover Her Family’s College Costs
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How One Mom Side-Hustles to Cover Her Family’s College Costs

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- February 4, 2020 0

Will work for money to keep my daughter’s student loan down! If you live in New Jersey, you may see Lisa Lombardo holding that very ... Read More

Dorm Room Checklist of Amazon College Essentials
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Dorm Room Checklist of Amazon College Essentials

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- January 11, 2020 0

It's never too early to start collecting essentials for your college student-to-be's dorm room. We agree with so many experienced parents who have said "take ... Read More

Eat, Drink, & Be Frugal – Advice from Parents on Paying the Tuition Bill
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Eat, Drink, & Be Frugal – Advice from Parents on Paying the Tuition Bill

Road2College Road2College- January 11, 2020 0

   If you live with a high school senior and you're going through the college admissions process, you know that each new month brings with ... Read More

What Grandparents Should Know About Paying For College
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What Grandparents Should Know About Paying For College

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- December 25, 2019 0

Grandparents are often there for the big events in their grandchildren’s lives – birthdays, holidays, awards assemblies, sports events. Of course, they want to be ... Read More

Merit Scholarships Are Worth the Work
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Merit Scholarships Are Worth the Work

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- November 14, 2019 0

“We don’t qualify for need-based aid, what should we do?” That’s a question too often asked by families worried about paying for college. With college ... Read More

Bypass a Dream College To Graduate Debt Free
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Bypass a Dream College To Graduate Debt Free

Road2College Road2College- October 27, 2019 0

  In 2006, I was accepted to my dream school, New York University. When I saw the financial aid package, I figured I would do ... Read More

Does Saving For College Hurt Financial Aid Eligibility?
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Does Saving For College Hurt Financial Aid Eligibility?

Road2College Road2College- October 25, 2019 0

  Sometimes the best source of advice and information comes from readers' comments, which are always so valuable to review. Saving For College...Yay or Nay? ... Read More

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