The Best Financial Tips For New College Students

Your student has successfully navigated high school, toured campuses, applied to and been accepted into college. All summer, they’ve dreamt of the momentous day when their new life away from home begins, as well as all the freedom and responsibility that comes along with it. As a parent, you know they’ll learn much more than academics – so to … [Read more...]

Have A Sophomore In High School? Plan For College Now!

August is here! As the leisurely days of summer move into a bustling schoolyear, we want to help make sure you and your student are on an affordable college-bound path. I'm also sharing helpful advice in Forbes and Real Simple, both of which I've included below! Is your student a sophomore this year? Start … [Read more...]

How To Make The Most Of Your Campus Tour

When your college-bound student has prepared their list of top colleges and begun moving toward the decision making phase, the most exciting way to narrow down the selection is with a campus tour. By experiencing the college environment firsthand, talking with program directors and students, and seeing the facilities up close, it will be easier for … [Read more...]

College Planning For Sophomore High School Year

It might seem early to have a college funding plan in place if your daughter or son is only 14 or 15. It’s not! A student’s sophomore year in high school is the best time to start college planning as it marks the next phase for parents to narrow down the best financial options and strategies for their college-bound student. To stay on track, … [Read more...]

Got Student Debt? Let Your Boss Pay It Off!

Summer is all about fun with family and friends, especially for students as they take a break from the busy academic school year. Besides enjoying themselves the next few months, your high school student may have a summer job, but have you talked with them about a professional career? Now is the perfect time! Do you know what your student’s … [Read more...]