Your Expected Family Contribution number is an important number if you’re looking to receive need-based financial aid. Learn about it here.
Many students are overloaded with student loan debt. Should college be free? Here is some analysis of the arguments. What are your thoughts?
The economics of why the cost of college will continue to rise and student loan debt won’t go down in the near future.
It’s no secret that college isn’t cheap. It is, however, an investment in your future earning power. Whether you’re getting ready to head off to college or are a parent planning for your child’s future education, here are ten ways to save on the cost of college. Make sure you scroll down to the last […]
As tuition seems to skyrocket across the country, one prestigious and well-renowned university is taking a different approach.
I recently interviewed a bunch of college financial aid advisors and they told me a bunch of secrets about college financial aid. One of the top secrets was the need for students to start early — starting to plan for college in high school. And it goes beyond financial aid. One of the best ways […]
If there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that college tuition costs are getting out of hand. Between the years 2000 and 2012, the cost of the average four-year degree shot up by 44 percent. Budget-conscious students can no longer escape the rising cost of tuition by attending public universities — these schools […]
Many of you have likely heard of Oregon’s radical new program called “Pay it Forward, Pay it Back.” The catchy title belies a program that provides free tuition for students attending community college or a public university in Oregon. In exchange for this tuition, graduates would then pay back a small fixed percentage of their income […]
It’s finally here: The summer before your first year of college. As one chapter of your life closes and another begins to take root, it’s a prime opportunity to instill sound money management–and set yourself up for a lifetime of financial stability. As you decide which courses to take, start to find your textbooks, and […]