Category Archives: College Preparation

Tips for Parents and Students to Avoid Student Debt

The rising cost of college followed by poor education decisions can lead parents and students into a financial hole. With increasing tuition rates, even for public universities, investing prior to your childrens’ college expenses is an important factor to make … Continue reading

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6 Smart Financial Moves for Graduates

Congratulations, graduates! It’s exciting as you’re about to embark on new journeys and blaze individual paths into the world. Yet maybe it’s a time of uncertainty. What are you going to do with your life, where are you doing it, … Continue reading

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Alternative Thoughts on Education Funding

The world changed with the discovery of a hidden stairway in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings in 1922. Tomb raiders plundered the pharaohs’ tombs for centuries. And extensive excavations by archaeologists in the late 1800s uncovered what they thought were … Continue reading

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3 Mistakes with 529 Plans to Avoid

Education Funding in America Across America, some 20 million college students return to campus. Some prepare for their future, others intend to change it. And an interesting trend is emerging – tuition costs are growing at a slower rate. According … Continue reading

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College and Career Readiness

New Hope on the Horizon Financial freedom is available to those who learn about it and work for it. – Rich Dad, Poor Dad author Robert Kiyosaki A significant part of employee financial security comes from five benefit areas. However, first, … Continue reading

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College Planning: Beyond the Dollars

Some were visibly anxious. Others were enjoying the complimentary hors d’oeuvres and refreshments. And some were pretty relaxed over the whole affair – “She’s the first of three kids and used to being the guinea pig.” We were parents of … Continue reading

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