Don’t Forget To Budget For These College Costs

You’ve added the cost of college tuition, text books, accommodation, meals and transportation when creating your budget for college but is that everything? Are you sure you are not forgetting something? Calculating college costs accurately is crucial so that you can allocate your funds in such a way that they will take you through the …

Pros and Cons of a 529 Savings Plan

The “list of pros and cons” is a classic decision-making technique often used to help whittle down two options to one. For many parents, the decisions surrounding their child’s higher education are some of the most crucial they will ever make. Why not turn to the old standard, the pros-and-cons list, to try to figure …

A Beginner’s Guide To Money Management In College

Your first few months of college can be a whirlwind of emotions and activity, especially if you’ve never lived away from home before. You’ll find yourself solely responsible for your time, your work, your meals, and—perhaps most importantly—your money. The stereotype of the “broke college student” might be as old as the institution of college …