Posts Tagged ‘financial planning’

Preparing for the High Cost of College

  It’s no secret that college is expensive, and most parents will spend their working lives post-children saving for it. Unfortunately, there are no fixed costs when it comes to college, and fees and other expenses can rise and fall in line with the economy. Knowing what to expect when it comes to college expenses […]


Finding the Right Financial Strategy for your College-Bound Student

Parents have tough choices to make deciding on their financial standing when sending their kids to college. How much help should they offer? How do they make sure that their children learn financial responsibility? What is the best financial strategy? Here are a few possible answers. Paying for your child’s college is a good idea if […]


Credit Card Facts and Risks for College Students

  It is easy to be lured in getting a credit card when you are in college. This is due to the expenses that you need to pay and the limited amount of money that you have. Getting a credit card won’t be a problem if you know you are able to repay what you […]


It’s FAFSA time!

Here’s a great post from the College Board in honor of Financial Aid Awareness month for parents, reminding all of us of the importance of the FAFSA and how to get ready for submission. It’s time. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is how millions of students apply for federal, state and most […]