We are just a couple of weeks away from FAFSA being available for Seniors in High school, so I wanted to share a couple of take aways from a research paper put out by Sallie Mae. In the research paper it details how we are paying for college in the US. Specifically I thought it was interesting when the paper discussed “How families feel about the costs of college”. The important word is “Feel” as what I have found is choosing and paying for college is an emotional time for families. I know this first hand as I am the parent of a college student and Junior in High School. It is very difficult balancing the emotions of choosing a college and actually paying for it.
Our goal at University Financial Strategies to help college bound families become an educated consumer of a college education, so these finding really highlight the importance of planning. Please watch and learn more about these finding.
Those four years when your child is in college can be a rollercoaster ride, but the scariest part for high-earning parents can be figuring out how to pay for it. It can be tempting to put your own goals on hold while you shoulder the big-but-temporary new burden. In this blog we discuss strategies for paying for college and having a plan to pay for 4 years of college down to the penny.
“A budget is telling your money where to go instead of wondering where it went.”—Dave Ramsey
Expand Your Student Loan Knowledge This is material I thought would be worth sharing courtesy of my Financial Planning Software Provider RightCapital. We believe it is important to be an informed consumer of college education and want people to have an...
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