Category: College Savings

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
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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

When and How Do You Start To Save For College?
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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

Having a 4 Year Focus in a 1 Year World
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Having a 4 Year Focus in a 1 Year World

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- September 9, 2019 0

  Right now, we have parents in our Paying for College 101 Facebook group telling us that they’re losing sleep. College admissions are difficult, but ... Read More

How Grandparents Can Pay for College with 529 Plans
College Savings

How Grandparents Can Pay for College with 529 Plans

Joanna Nesbit Joanna Nesbit- September 8, 2019 0

Many families save for college by putting money away in a state’s standard 529 Plan, a college education savings account exempted from federal taxes. But ... Read More

How To Clean Up Bad Credit If Your Student Needs Student Loans
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How To Clean Up Bad Credit If Your Student Needs Student Loans

Road2College Road2College- September 4, 2019 0

Are you a parent concerned you won’t be able to help your student with private student loans or a parent plus loan because of your ... Read More

5 Myths About How To Pay For College
College Savings

5 Myths About How To Pay For College

Road2College Road2College- September 3, 2019 0

When our children were born, back in the late 90s, we thought we were diligent by opening a 529 plan before they turned one and ... Read More