Financial Advice & Planning

How to Balance College Cost With Value

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Are you worried about going into debt to attend college? You’re absolutely not alone. Thousands of students fret over this and some even skip college out of fear of debt. However, there are ways to help you look at cost versus value when it comes to your education. Cost vs. Value When it comes to …

Different Types of College Saving Plans

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There are very few things that are certain in life, but here’s one to keep in mind: paying for college, almost without exception, is complicated. Whether you’re taking out student loans, participating in a work study program, receiving scholarship funds, or using money from a savings plan, you’ll have to fill out a lot of …

Building Great Credit In College

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Most college students don’t worry a great deal about building credit. In fact, the subject might not ever come up in 4 years at a typical university. The college experience is associated with being broke, living off of Ramen, and trying to study for a great career. Even if you’re not the picture of wealth …

FAQs About Net Price Calculators

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When searching for your future college, price may be important, but you should be looking past the sticker price. A net price will give you a more accurate and personalized feel for the cost of attending the school. Every college and university is actually required to have a calculator on their website, but you may …