Category: Finance

Finance your child's education. College is a major investment. If you haven't started saving, learn where to begin. And if you need to bridge the gap between savings and tuition, we'll share ideas and resources to get you there.

Where To Get Cheap Textbooks For College
College Life

Where To Get Cheap Textbooks For College

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 2, 2019 0

  The price tags on college textbooks are rising just as fast as tuition costs.   For a single course, a student may spend over ... Read More

College Planning Checklist For 9th & 10th Grade
Academics

College Planning Checklist For 9th & 10th Grade

Road2College Road2College- August 1, 2019 0

  FRESHMAN YEAR 9th GRADE COLLEGE PLANNING CHECKLIST Academic and Extra Curriculum Suggestions: Get to know your school counselor. Schedule a meeting just to introduce ... Read More

8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid
Finance

8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

Road2College Road2College- August 1, 2019 0

    Figuring out what your child’s college will cost and how your family is going to pay for it are enough to keep you ... Read More

What’s The Difference Between Merit And Need Based Financial Aid?
Finance

What’s The Difference Between Merit And Need Based Financial Aid?

Freelancer Freelancer- August 1, 2019 0

College financial aid falls into two basic categories: need-based and merit-based aid. It's important to know the difference between the two.   Merit-based financial aid ... Read More

Worrying About How To Pay For College?
Finance

Worrying About How To Pay For College?

Road2College Road2College- August 1, 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 1 and ... Read More

Learning About Financial Aid Isn’t Just For Parents of High School Seniors
Finance

Learning About Financial Aid Isn’t Just For Parents of High School Seniors

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 1, 2019 0

  Back in 2016, in a huge shift to make it easier to fill out financial aid forms and get financial aid decisions back from ... Read More

Scholarships For College In Unlikely Places
Finance

Scholarships For College In Unlikely Places

Road2College Road2College- August 1, 2019 0

My daughter, a high school junior, received her PSAT/NMSQT scores toward the end of last year. It was news that we had been anxiously awaiting ... Read More

Reviewing Your FAFSA Student Aid Report
Finance

Reviewing Your FAFSA Student Aid Report

Road2College Road2College- July 30, 2019 0

    You've submitted your FAFSA, and now what?   After your student’s FAFSA is processed, you'll receive a Student Aid Report (SAR).   If ... Read More

Should I Still Fill Out FAFSA Even If I Don’t Qualify For Financial Aid?
College Financial Aid Costs and Stats

Should I Still Fill Out FAFSA Even If I Don’t Qualify For Financial Aid?

Road2College Road2College- July 30, 2019 0

The forms that come along with the college admissions process can be a nightmare. There are college applications, scholarship applications, loan applications, and not to ... Read More

How to Calculate Student Loan Payments
Federal Loans

How to Calculate Student Loan Payments

Road2College Road2College- July 23, 2019 0

Student loan payments can sneak up on a student.   After all, who really thought about what life with student loan payments would be like ... Read More