How to Choose a College You Can Actually Afford

Students

How to Choose a College You Can Actually Afford

How to Choose a College You Can Actually Afford

College application season is upon us, and if you’re the parent of a high school senior then you are probably helping your child narrow down their shortlist of schools. As you’re doing your research, you might be wondering how you’re going to pay for college. After all, college tuition prices can give any parent a... Read More

Can You Afford to Study Abroad in College?

Students

Can You Afford to Study Abroad in College?

Can You Afford to Study Abroad in College?

Early adulthood is a time of growth and coming into your own. Spending some of this time overseas can be a potentially great, eye-opening experience. And now more and more colleges and universities are offering an array of study-abroad programs that allow students to take classes in a foreign country while earning credit toward their graduation requirements.... Read More

4 Common Reasons People Go to Financial Planners

Personal Finance

4 Common Reasons People Go to Financial Planners

4 Common Reasons People Go to Financial Planners

While it is ideal to start your financial planning journey early, most people don’t consider hiring a financial planner until something significant moves them to do so. Some of the more common triggers are starting a family, receiving an inheritance and planning for retirement. Here’s a closer look at some of the big events that send... Read More

Families Spent $3K More on College This Year

Students

Families Spent $3K More on College This Year

Families Spent $3K More on College This Year

For the past four academic years, families tried to reduce the amount of money they paid for college, even as tuition prices steadily grew. For the first time since the 2009-2010 school year, families of undergraduate students spent more than $24,000 on average for a year of college, according to the “How America Pays for... Read More

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