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- April 7, 2018 0

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

Road2College Road2College- March 24, 2018 0

WOW! 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; ... Read More

How To Pay For College – Learn From Other Parents’ Mistakes
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How To Pay For College – Learn From Other Parents’ Mistakes

Road2College Road2College- March 20, 2018 0

The college admissions process (and the high school years leading up to it) are arduous and stressful, but we mustn't forget to appreciate how exciting ... Read More

Freaking Out Over The Lack Of Financial Aid?
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Freaking Out Over The Lack Of Financial Aid?

Road2College Road2College- March 15, 2018 0

  I've been reading a lot of Facebook posts about the financial aid letter freakout. That was me three years ago -- except we knew ... 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- March 4, 2018 2

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

Saving For College: How To And When To Start
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Saving For College: How To And When To Start

Road2College Road2College- December 26, 2017 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

Why A 529 Plan Is The Best Way to Prepare Your Family For College Expenses
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Why A 529 Plan Is The Best Way to Prepare Your Family For College Expenses

Road2College Road2College- December 14, 2017 4

It isn’t surprising that an investment plan created for the express purpose of helping parents save for their children’s college would be the best way ... Read More

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

Freelancer Freelancer- December 11, 2017 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

How Grandparents Can Pay for College with 529 Plans
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How Grandparents Can Pay for College with 529 Plans

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- September 8, 2017 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

A Clever Way Parents Can Save Money With Amazon Prime Student Membership
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A Clever Way Parents Can Save Money With Amazon Prime Student Membership

Road2College Road2College- August 14, 2017 0

If you enjoy using Amazon for purchases, you’re probably aware of Amazon Prime. The annual membership gives you free two-day shipping, streaming video, music, and ... Read More