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Category: College Life

Financial Planning For College: How To Get The Most Out Of The FAFSA

If you’re the parent of a college-bound high school student, you’ve probably already started receiving junk mail with pictures of big, impressive stone facades on the outside and big, appalling price tags on the inside. It’s college recruitment season, and college costs are at an all-time high.

How Much Is A College Degree Worth?

If you have an unlimited supply of money, then you can get away with treating college like a four-year camp. On the other hand, if you have to take out student loans that will (it seems) always be with you, then you may want to really look at college more like an investment.

Paying For College

More and more parents are starting to plan ahead for their children’s college education. After all, wouldn’t it be nice if college application and acceptance season were filled with enthusiasm, excitement and the promise of new things to come for you as well?