I am all for letting kids make financial mistakes, but if I see a poor financial pattern emerging, I will step in. I wish my parents, who gave me complete financial freedom as a teen, had done the same for me.
I hold the view that If your child wants to delay entry to college or take a break after enrolling, let him. Here’s why it may be a good idea.
The cost of college is rising fast. If you’ve taken out student loans to help pay for your education, how can you pay the debt as fast as possible?
If you want to graduate college without a lot of debt, and with your finances under control it’s important to make sound financial decisions from the start. So where to begin?
Even though many parents still think that going to college is worth it for their kids, they are worried about their own finances and are paying
There are varying opinions on if parents should pay for college for their children, but what about the pre-college years? Should you pay for private school?
With college costs outpacing inflation, do students of today need their parents help in paying for their schooling?
529 plans are a good tax advantaged way to save for college education. What are some myths and misconceptions about 529 college savings plans?
There are a lot of 529 education savings plans available these days. Which ones are the best? Which give the lowest fees, best investments and management?
As you embark on this post college graduation journey, it’s a good idea to practice the basic principles of good financial management. Here are 5 tips to get you started.
Don’t have a plan for college yet? You might want to take actual university courses for free online to help you find where your passion lies. Here’s where you can take courses online, FREE of charge.
Conventional wisdom says that having a college degree will mean earning hundreds of thousands more in your working life. But just what is the real ROI for a degree? Is it as much as we’ve been lead to believe?
A recent study from Fidelity identifies saving for college as one of the top goals that parents have for 2014. How are you saving for college costs?
Have you made a New Year’s resolution? I have to be honest and confess that I don’t put much stock in New Year’s resolutions because they seem to be made to be broken. Most people make resolutions that are wildly unrealistic, and then they feel bad when they don’t reach their goal. Sound familiar? Let’s […]