Category: College Savings

R2C Community Story: Ways to Pay for College
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R2C Community Story: Ways to Pay for College

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- July 15, 2021 0

A mom of six and a member of our FB community shares her advice on ways to pay for college. (Edited for clarity and flow.) ... Read More

Best Side Gigs for Parents to Pay for College
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Best Side Gigs for Parents to Pay for College

Hallie Underwood Hallie Underwood- June 22, 2021 0

Paying for college can be daunting. Ron Lieber, the author of The Price You Pay for College and a parent himself, tells Road2College: “As a ... Read More

The Pros and Cons of Attending a Community College Before a University
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The Pros and Cons of Attending a Community College Before a University

Julia Lynn Rubin Julia Lynn Rubin- December 15, 2020 1

When your child thinks of the typical college freshman experience, they might envision moving into a dorm room or rushing a fraternity or sorority. Yet ... Read More

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

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- July 10, 2020 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

Using a Home Equity Loan for College
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Using a Home Equity Loan for College

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- July 7, 2020 0

  “How will we pay for college?” It’s a question that’s on every parent’s mind as their child approaches the end of high school. There ... Read More

12 Steps to Take if You Haven’t Saved Enough for College
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12 Steps to Take if You Haven’t Saved Enough for College

Tonya Holly Tonya Holly- June 24, 2020 0

This was our story... Spring break was over, and so was our son’s senior year...almost. We spent most of high school exploring careers; plotting a ... Read More

Home Equity Line of Credit: What You Need to Know
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Home Equity Line of Credit: What You Need to Know

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- June 20, 2020 0

You may have heard that you can access home equity to help your student pay for college. But... should you take out a home equity ... Read More

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