As a parent, one of the scariest things I have to think about is paying for college- and I only have 2 kids! Going to college is so important and I want to show them how much I support them by at least helping them pay for part it. I expect them to show their commitment by getting good grades and trying to earn a scholarship. I imagine that paying for college will be a bundled … [Read more...] about Ways To Think About Paying For College
Lots of my friends have kids going to college for the first time this year and they are sad and excited all at once. As most moms know, planning for your kid’s big move to college can be an emotional and stressful time for both parent and child, especially preparing your finances to pay for tuition, college housing, books and food. Even if your child may be years away from … [Read more...] about Preparing Yourself and Your Child for the Big Move to College
LEAF College Savings did provide me with a gift card for review and for giveaway purposes. All opinions expressed are my own. LEAF College Savings Gift Card: Many children have enough toys and enough clothes. For those children, consider a gift for their future! LEAF College Savings makes it easy with gift cards that can be used to start or contribute to a 529 college … [Read more...] about LEAF College Savings Is Introducing A New Education Gift Card
This post is sponsored by Upromise which is a free to join membership service that allows families to earn cash back for college. Saving For College Made Easier My kids are 7 and 9, and saving for college is tough work! That's my financial “elephant in the room!” I have to say though that when they were born, we set aside $100 for each of them and squirrel away a … [Read more...] about Saving For College Made Easier #MyFinancialElephant
I am so honored to have the parenting expert and author of the recently released, A Survival Guide to Parenting Teens: Talking to Your Kids About Sexting,Drinking, Drugs, and Other Things That Freak You Out, Joani Geltman, MSW, agree to share a section of her new book with us. She is all about helping 21st century parents survive the teenage years with sage advice for … [Read more...] about Parenting Teens- Navigating the College Process
Wondering if a Greek organization is right for your child? We all know the stereotypical Greek life that we see in movies and television shows. If you are not a part of a Greek organization, you may sit and think “This is so what they do.” However, contrary to popular belief, sororities and fraternities are not all about partying. Greek organizations everywhere have … [Read more...] about 6 Benefits of Joining a Greek Organization
I move into my first apartment tomorrow! However, every year for a while now, I have had the amazingly-painful job of moving in and out of a dorm. During my last year of college I have decided to live off campus, living on campus is great, however my school allows a limited amount of days for graduating students to move out. Having experienced the headache of moving a graduate … [Read more...] about Tips for Moving Your College Student, Hassle Free!