As a parent of two teenagers, I can tell you that college is on our minds already and so are scholarships. I certainly don't want my children to saddle themselves with huge student loans. They know how important a good education is and they know that means giving their studies their full effort now. They also understand that giving their best effort will help improve their … [Read more...] about College Scholarship Strategies: How To Start Early
We all want what is best for our children when they grow up and we put a lot of effort into raising our children to that goal. We want them to be happy, succeed at their pursuits, and not to have to struggle financially. Most parents want their kids to go to college. Not only is it a fun and formative time for your child both socially and academically, according to Education … [Read more...] about How To Open A 529 College Savings Plan – Easy And Free!
I think most parents would like to see their children go to college. Despite the rising cost of a college education, it is still clear that your average college graduate has far more earning capacity than your non graduate. Most of us want our kids to reap the personal growth of the college years as well as to be set up for a better income. The challenge that stumps many of us … [Read more...] about Why And When To Start Saving For College: #TakeSimpleSteps
Most parents know that college tuition is not cheap. In fact, according to TIME, "These days, the average cost for a year at a four-year college ranges from $9,410 for in-state public tuition to $32,410 for private." As parents, we know that means we should begin saving for college as soon as possible but often figuring out how to save is hard. Well, … [Read more...] about Looking For The Best College Savings Plan?
Who’s worried about paying for college? I am. But who has time to figure everything out? And even if you do figure it out, will you ever save enough? These are common question for those wondering how to save money for college. This post, sponsored by CollegeBacker, is designed to provide some relief to those working on savings for college. While there is no silver bullet, the … [Read more...] about How To Save Money For College And Stress Less
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Education savings is one of the most common question topics among parents- how to save for college, how much to save, and when to start. Parents from all walks of life are understandably concerned about the rising costs of tuition in the US, but also increasingly in UK (where a lot of my readers are from – Hello Blighty!) where fees have been steadily rising at unprecedented … [Read more...] about Family Finances- Cost of University Planning Tips