7 Ways to Pay for College Without Student Loans

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7 Ways to Pay for College Without Student Loans

7 Ways to Pay for College Without Student Loans

College isn’t cheap — and the price continues to rise year after year. Student loans are the first place most prospective students look to, but they are not always necessarily the right option. Federal student loans can cover the bulk of college costs, but they may not foot the entire bill for some students. And when... Read More

8 Secrets to Getting College Scholarships

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8 Secrets to Getting College Scholarships

8 Secrets to Getting College Scholarships

With the cost of college steadily increasing, paying for school can be seriously daunting to prospective students. Student loans may seem like the only option, but there are ways to get money for school that don’t have to be paid back … ever. Check out the following tips to help secure scholarships that can help pay... Read More

Celebrities Donate $500K for College Scholarships

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Celebrities Donate $500K for College Scholarships

Celebrities Donate $500K for College Scholarships

For millions of American students, scholarships are crucial to making college affordable and avoiding the sometimes-overwhelming burden of student loan debt. Anthony Anderson, star of the TV show “Black-ish” remembers how difficult it was to pay for college, even 20 years ago. “My parents couldn’t afford sending me to school, so I understand firsthand,” Anderson... Read More

Think Your Parents Will Pay for College? Think Again

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Think Your Parents Will Pay for College? Think Again

Think Your Parents Will Pay for College? Think Again

Everyone from researchers and reporters to politicians and educators has an opinion on student loan debt’s impact on the economy, but that’s not the only thing up for debate. The rise of student loan debt and conversations surrounding it has changed the family dynamic, as more people are approaching higher education as a financial partnership... Read More

9% of Teens Expect a Free Ride for College

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9% of Teens Expect a Free Ride for College

9% of Teens Expect a Free Ride for College

Most kids don’t seem to be under any illusion they’ll get to go to school for free, but there are a few that are expecting mom and dad to foot the whole bill. A survey commissioned by Private College 529 Plan says 91% of teens surveyed expect to be at least partly responsible for their... Read More

Will Going Back to School Solve Your Money Problems?

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Will Going Back to School Solve Your Money Problems?

Will Going Back to School Solve Your Money Problems?

Returning to school is a big decision that often comes with a big price tag. Before you start school again, whether you are completing an undergraduate degree or going for graduate work, it’s a good idea to evaluate how you can best prepare to get the most out of it. 1. Consider the Investment For... Read More

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