Saving for College
Higher education, lower expenses.
No matter your income, the prospect of paying for college is daunting. Learn how to plan for and manage this escalating expense.
Understanding Plus Loans
Plus Loans are a great way to help fund your child’s education. They have fixed interest rates, no financial requirements to apply, and you may be eligible for certain tax benefits.
From filling out the FAFSA to sorting out scholarships, we'll take the mystery out of college financing.
Financial Management Tools
- Financing College: A Parent’s Guide to Being Comprehensive and Creative
- Financing College
- A Letter to the Parent Sending a Child to College
- A Letter to the Student Heading to College
- Rules for Taking Out and Paying Back Student Loans
- Parents Feel the Weight of Student Loan Debt
- Understanding Credit for College Students
- Repaying Student Loans
- Grants, Loans, and Work Study
- Filling Out the FAFSA
- Last Minute Advice on College Financing
- A Closer Look at the 529 Plan
- Staying Safe Online
Calculators and Interactive Tools
- What is the Value of Higher Education?
- What Investments Can I Use to Save for College?
- What Expenses Do I Face Prior to Attending College?
- What Will It Take to Save for a College Education?
- Should I Live on Campus, off Campus or at Home Calculator?
- How Much Should I Budget for College Living Expenses?
- Is a Meal Plan a Good Deal?
- How Much Can I Borrow?
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Personal Loans & Lines of Credit
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