Top 10 College Planning Mistakes that Could Cost You Big!

Here are some very common mistakes that can cost you big time financially if you don’t prepare properly in advance.

What to do 10 Years Before Your Retire

When it comes to retirement, common wisdom is to start planning early.  Most people, however, are so busy making money in their 20s, 30s and 40s that they neglect to plan.

6 Places to Find College Scholarships

Trying to find a free scholarship that your child qualifies for can feel like looking for a needle in a haystack.   Even if you do find some possibilities, understanding how to fill out the application can be challenging.

5 Ways to Teach Your College-Bound Child Financial Wisdom

Help your child figure out what income there will be (money from home, financial aid, a part-time job) and when it will be coming in (at the beginning of each semester, once a month, or every week).

7 Ways to Reduce Student Loans While Your Child is In School

Naturally, the smartest thing for any student to do is take out as few loans as possible, but often the student or family is not aware of their options.

Discover how “What if Planning” Might Protect and Improve Your Financial Future

Most people walk around with “What if?” questions in their head from time to time. Some of them are fun scenarios, like “What if I want to retire 10 years earlier than planned?”

Should Your Child Choose a Prestigious University or be a Big Fish in a Small Pond?

Applying to college is a stressful time for both parents and children.  Concerns over admissions requirements, test scores, essays, and total costs can make anyone dizzy.

7 Ways to Pay for College

The first question is will my child get accepted to the college of their choice and the second question is, will I be able to afford the tuition?