Tag: Paying For College

A Mother’s Advice For Helping Her Children Avoid Student Loans
Behind the Scenes

A Mother’s Advice For Helping Her Children Avoid Student Loans

Sabrina Malone Sabrina Malone- October 16, 2019 0

Many of us see no choice other than to take the Parent Plus loans, cash-out or borrow from 401Ks, remortgage our homes, pull from IRA’s, ... Read More

Talking to Your Kids About an Affordable College
College Savings

Talking to Your Kids About an Affordable College

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- August 31, 2019 0

The sky's the limit, you can go anywhere and do anything! Well, at least that’s what the marketing says. The truth is, while effort can ... 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

Can You Prevent Scholarship Displacement?
Finance

Can You Prevent Scholarship Displacement?

Road2College Road2College- July 1, 2019 0

Working with families on securing scholarships, I am always asked whether scholarship displacement can be avoided. I wish there was a black and white answer, ... Read More

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

Home Equity Line of Credit: What You Need to Know

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- June 20, 2019 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 ... Read More

Is Your College List Balanced With Financial Safety, Match and Reach Schools?
Applications

Is Your College List Balanced With Financial Safety, Match and Reach Schools?

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- October 15, 2018 0

  Is creating a college list driving you crazy? You’ve done the college visits. You’ve seen the rankings. You’ve even looked into degree programs and ... Read More

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

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

The Lowdown on Scholarships Without Essays
Finance

The Lowdown on Scholarships Without Essays

Anna Spooner Anna Spooner- August 17, 2018 0

Between school and college applications your student is already doing a LOT of writing. Unfortunately, when they apply for scholarships it seems like more essays ... Read More

Know These Financial Strategies to Pay for College
College Savings

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