If you are wondering if you should graduate from college early, I have to start off by congratulating you for even considering the question. Just thinking about this issue proves that you are a forward-thinking person. Believe me, for most of your friends, long-term thinking doesn’t extend beyond the weekend and deciding which party to […]
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.
Are you interested in earning some money (or looking for a way to solve student debt problems) and building your resume while you’re still in college? A lot of students are. That’s why paid internships for college students is such a hot subject. This is very different from a just a side job between classes. […]
If you pay college tuition, there are a few tax credits and incentives to help you reduce the financial burden. So even if you are filling out financial aid forms, don’t forget to pursue tax credits too. First, let’s understand what a tax credit is. If you pay taxes, a tax credit should be music […]
If you cut your education expenses, you reduce the chances of graduating with huge education debt – which is the last thing you want. If you take the following steps, you’ll have more money to pay off your existing debt and you’ll accumulate a lot less debt going forward. Here are three powerful ways to […]
When it comes to a college student loan, you have two ways to go. You can go to the federal government or to private lenders. Just for the record, my preference is for you to graduate from college with no education debt, but sometimes that’s unavoidable. The federal government offers loans that are relatively easy […]
If you’ve got a youngster at home, you might be wondering if prepaid college funds are worthwhile or not . I received the following e-mail last week from “L,” a reader who is interested in knowing the best way to start saving for college for their young son: Here’s part of what she wrote to […]