There are many ways to pay for college, and it can be confusing to decipher lingo of financial aid. College is a big investment, which is why it’s important to know your options, plan ahead, and choose wisely when paying for it. But in order to do your homework, you have
As students head off to college, dealing with the costs of education can be overwhelming. Add in the cost of living like food, books, and basic accommodations like furnishing a college room and the cost can grow quickly. Good news, financial aid has taken these things into account when calculating
Submitting the FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the first step towards paying for college, even for those students who don’t expect to qualify for need-based financial aid. If you want to be considered for scholarships, grants, or student loans, completing a FAFSA is nearly always required.
There are many ways to pay for college, and it can be confusing to decipher lingo of financial aid. James Myers, a 19 year financial aid veteran from Webster University breaks down the language barrier in his overview “What You Need to Know about Financial Aid.” What is financial aid?
If you’re trying to figure out how to afford your child’s higher education costs, you’ll want to make the most informed decisions possible. One of the best places to start is a 529 College Savings Plan which are state-sponsored, tax-advantaged savings accounts that can be used to pay for qualified college