If you are thinking about going to a for-profit college in order to fast track your professional career you might want to rethink your decision. A recent conflict between the Obama administration and the for-profit college industry brings to light some major concerns about the value for students in the for-profit college world. The Controversy […]
College Funding Solutions
If you’re not careful, you (or your kids) could graduate college with debt bigger than a mortgage. The problem of course is that it might take decades to pay this down. And when you have those kinds of debts it can restrict your freedom and career choices too. That’s because your primary concern will be to make your payments rather than pursue a rewarding career. Here’s how to approach college so you graduate with the least debt possible and have the freedom you need to build the life you really want.
Choosing the right college and the right major is one of the most important decisions your kids will ever make. That’s why you’ve got to be part of the decision. (That’s right. If you’re shelling out $50,000 to $300,000 for a 4 year degree, you get a few votes too.) Remember, there is more […]
Is college a waste of time and money? I was talking to a young man named Andrew at a barbecue this weekend. He told me that he had just finished college and that he was excited about starting his career as a fireman. He told me he wanted to be a fireman ever since he […]
Do you believe that the only way to help your kids is to send them to expensive colleges? It’s not true and I have the experience to prove it. Here’s an email I received recently that might just reflect a situation you are facing: My biggest financial challenge right now that I am facing […]
I’ve been baffled by this phenomenon of sending kids to expensive colleges — I’m not kidding. Isn’t it possible to get a high-quality college education inexpensively? Why are adults so willing to hock their right kidney in order to send their darling baby to the priciest school possible? Is it because they want their little […]
It’s easy to get disappointed if you think you can’t afford college for your kids. Many people think that they won’t qualify for aid to pay for their children’s college. As a result, they don’t even bother to apply. Big mistake. Even if your income is high, you should still investigate financial aid. And believe […]