Category: College Savings

What Grandparents Should Know About Paying For College
College Savings

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
College Savings

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
12th Graders

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?
College Savings

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

4 Key Steps For Building Credit At 18 and Younger
College Savings

4 Key Steps For Building Credit At 18 and Younger

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- September 27, 2019 0

When it comes to paying for college, one of the keys is to have excellent credit. Your child may not start off at age 18 ... Read More

Saving For College: How and When to Start
College Savings

Saving For College: How and When to Start

Tonya Holly Tonya Holly- September 26, 2019 0

When I was pregnant with my first child, I remember other parents saying “You better start saving for college the second he is born!” But ... Read More

When and How Do You Start To Save For College?
College prep

When and How Do You Start To Save For College?

Tonya Holly Tonya Holly- September 26, 2019 0

Like many engaged couples, Keith and I discussed the things we wanted to do, places we wanted to go on vacation and career aspirations - ... Read More

Stuck in the Middle: How to Manage Financial Aid “No Man’s Land”
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Stuck in the Middle: How to Manage Financial Aid “No Man’s Land”

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- September 24, 2019 0

Some folks find themselves in college’s “golden land” – they have plenty of financial assets to send their child to school. Other families are on ... Read More

12 Steps To Take If You Haven’t Saved Enough For College
College Savings

12 Steps To Take If You Haven’t Saved Enough For College

Tonya Holly Tonya Holly- September 24, 2019 0

Spring break is here, and our son’s senior year is almost over. We have spent most of high school exploring careers; plotting a path; comparing ... Read More

What I Wish I’d Known About Paying For College
College Savings

What I Wish I’d Known About Paying For College

Road2College Road2College- September 11, 2019 0

As a parent, I like to learn as much as I can from other parents who have already blazed the trail on a road I’m ... Read More