How do four-year graduation rates tie to colleges and acceptance rates? It should be safe to assume that degree of difficulty regarding acceptance would prove itself as a top-tier link, and that is certainly a factor.  However, another towers over that facet, proving itself as the stronger correlation: tuition. According to U.S. News Education, these…

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Tax Strategies

It seems there are as many ways to save for college as there are colleges.  It pays to do some research and understand ways you can not only save for your child’s education, but also save on your yearly tax bill. Depending on how much college costs, it’s possible to use tax strategies to save as much…

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Hammer

If Possible, Opt for Higher Monthly Student Loan Payments This idea may seem counter-intuitive because your goal lies in paying the smallest amount possible. Penny-pinching students may wonder; why worry now? However, once your 6-month grace period ends following graduation, interest rates begin to accumulate and snowball into even more debt than you originally envisioned,…

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November Newsletter 2014 It’s November, and we’re quickly approaching the much-anticipated holiday season! If you live near Davis or Belmont, get ready, because this month we are hosting “How to Pay for College” workshops in your neighborhood!  Everyone is welcome: Bring your friends and family!  Space may be limited, so please reserve your seat today. PLUS (Parent Loans for…

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Girl Lifting Weights - WCP Workshop

Seniors: You may tough it out on the football field or dive for volleyballs on your school team, but there’s far more to self-development than physical fitness.  As you channel your focus on college, there’s no better time to dive past physical fitness.  Get in shape for college by being financially fit. 1st Step: Map…

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