Category: College Savings

5 Things to Consider When Discussing College Costs with Your Teen
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5 Things to Consider When Discussing College Costs with Your Teen

Amy Trinnaman Amy Trinnaman- September 1, 2018 0

  The cost of college, and who is paying for it, can be one of the most difficult conversations to have with a teenager. Why? ... Read More

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

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- August 27, 2018 0

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

Know These Financial Strategies to Pay for College
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Know These Financial Strategies to Pay for College

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- August 3, 2018 0

 Paying for college is one of the most complicated financial decisions you’ll ever make. It’s also a very emotional process, so it’s not surprising that ... 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 24, 2018 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

Advice From Parents: College Admissions & Financing
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Advice From Parents: College Admissions & Financing

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- July 23, 2018 0

When it comes to the difficult, complex parts of life, there’s nothing like getting advice from someone who’s been there. That’s why we love our ... Read More

Having a 4 Year Focus in a 1 Year World
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Having a 4 Year Focus in a 1 Year World

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- May 24, 2018 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

10 Family Sacrifices To Help Pay For College
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10 Family Sacrifices To Help Pay For College

Road2College Road2College- April 21, 2018 0

We're in the same boat as you. We're solidly middle class.   So to make college affordable, we've literally forced and micromanaged our oldest child ... Read More

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

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- April 11, 2018 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

Step by Step Guide: How To Apply For Student Loans
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Step by Step Guide: How To Apply For Student Loans

Road2College Road2College- April 10, 2018 0

When it comes to paying for college, the loan process can be confusing. There are a lot of options, but they are far from equal. ... Read More

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

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- April 7, 2018 1

“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