Money for College
October 10, 2013
Advanced education is definitely valuable, but considering the cost of many 4-year degrees, is it worth it?
No one was asking this question 10 years ago. Because back then, college grads were more employable, and college education was not...
September 25, 2013
Recently, I wrote about a few of the primary features of 529 plans, and I focused on qualities proven to provide higher returns. Suffice...
September 12, 2013
In the race for class president, these days Coverdell ESAs are the runner-up next to the increasingly popular 529 plan. But the race for...
September 11, 2013
My husband and I were discussing the cost of college one night. He had recently finished a conversation with one of his childhood buddies. They were talking about the jobs they had,...
September 10, 2013
For residents of states like Maryland, Alaska, New York, Colorado and Ohio, choosing a 529 plan is simple.
Each of these states boasts a high-performing...
September 9, 2013
Considering the rising cost of education, the earlier you start your college savings plan, the better. And 529 plans are one powerful tax...
September 4, 2013
College is extremely expensive and no student needs to rely solely on student loans to pay for their education. Scholarships and grants, even...
August 22, 2013
It was a seemingly innocent tweet. But it rubbed me the wrong way. A friend of a friend was asking her followers when our university would be processing student loan refunds. She received her answer (very soon!) and then another follower...
August 21, 2013
As part of my quest for a healthy lifestyle, I share recipes with a group of friends on Facebook. I’ve given out the recipes for some of my favorite foods, including my favorite breakfast: low-fat Greek yogurt with strawberries and blueberries,...
August 9, 2013
When you’re getting ready to start college many people will tell you that you can’t work while you’re a student. They’ll tell you how hard it is to balance school and work, and they might advise you that you should focus on your studies and not...