College Expenses

College Is Expensive: Get Your Money’s Worth

August 11, 2011

“Find me a college!”  With college tuition costing so much money these days, you had better make sure you (or your child if you are a parent reading this) make the most out of the experience.  In Zac Bissonette’s book Debt Free U, he discusses many of the things that go into getting a good […]

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Do You Have To Attend the Best College?

July 28, 2011

Everyone knows that the college you choose to attend is vital to your future success.  Or is it?  There are many things that factor into how successful you will be in life.  When it comes down to it, the college you choose to attend is not really that important.  There are some minor cases where […]

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Are Student Loans Good or Bad?

July 14, 2011

I often spend time discussing credit card debt and the problem with living beyond your means.  I would guess that most of you reading this would agree that credit card debt is a bad idea.  The giant elephant in the room that no one will acknowledge, however, is student loan debt.  It blows me away […]

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5 Absurd Things You Need To Know About the FAFSA

July 8, 2011

Have you ever had the joy of filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?  It’s the form that potential college students fill out to see how much money they will “get”.  Trying to figure out what it all means may cause you to throw something across the room.  Hopefully the following things […]

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How To Plan For Your Kid’s College

June 30, 2011

Saving for your kids’ college education can be very stressful.  Many worry about their ability to afford the extremely high costs of  that education.  If you have young kids, then time is on your side!  Also, don’t stress out so much about paying for Junior’s school.  There are many ways someone can pay for college […]

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