How to Help Your Kid Graduate College Debt Free

Want to help your kid graduate college debt-free? Learn the strategy and tactics one mom used to snag her son $700,000 in scholarships!  Securing $700,000 of Scholarship Money! College is expensive. I don’t think that’s news to you, but did you know that graduates in the class of 2017 are on average carrying student loan […]

Best Plans to Pay for Your Kids’ College Expenses

No parent wants their kids to go deep in debt, but whether it’s college or trade school, education can be pricey. Learn what options are available and how to best save up for your kid’s college expenses! Paying for Your Kid’s Education and College Expenses Right now the average price for a public four-year college […]

How to Find, Save, and Make Money for Your Kid’s College Fund

Want to sock away money for college, but are on a tight budget? Here are the best ways to start and grow your kid’s college fund!  This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure for more info. If you’re a parent, helping your kids to avoid or minimize college debt is a big concern. […]

How to Start Saving for College and Open a 529 Account

Overwhelmed with trying to figure out college savings? Learn how you can quickly start and grow a 529 for your kid’s college fund! This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my full disclosure for more info. Making College Funds Easier with CollegeBacker CollegeBacker co-founder Abby Chao joined me as a part of a marriage and money […]

Risks and Costs of Student Loan Consolidation

With more and more students starting and finishing up school every year, dealing with student loans has risen as well. In 2014, 70% of all graduating seniors came away from school with some form of student debt. The average debt carried by these students was just under $29,000. Add to that the fact that student […]

Why Parents Shouldn’t Pay For College

So Monday was about reasons parents choose to pay for their kids’ college. For some parents, they have been planning on this as soon as their kids were born and they have worked hard to give this gift. Why Parents Shouldn’t Pay For College Now on the other side is the debate, there are just […]

Should Parents Pay for College?

There are many parents debating whether or not they should pay for college for their children. For us, we’re a bit divided. My husband and I want to have a bit of money to help out with college, but we don’t want to give an unlimited line of credit. We’ve discussed this before as well. […]

What You Need to Know About College Tuition Costs

Having a college fund for your child(ren) is a decision that many parents think about when looking at their family’s finances. If they do decide to invest and save for a fund, the next decision is about how much would be appropriate. Looking at Actual College Tuition Costs Versus Sticker Prices Many stories in the […]