Monthly Archives: July 2014

Latest College Financial Options News

Jul 29, 2014 | | Say something

Do early birds catch the college acceptance? While this option can benefit students who are sure of their choice, it can be less attractive for students who depend on financial aid to attend college, since their decision must be based on the aid package from just one school. With early action … Read more on […more]

Grants for Women and College Scholarship

Jul 27, 2014 | | Say something

In recent years, countless women gave up the chance to finish their studies so they can marry, raise children, and then focus on their marital life. Whilst having a family can bring you the greatest joy in life, getting a degree can be a more practical move especially in today‚Äôs competitive society where money seems […more]

The Gates Effect

Jul 21, 2014 | | Say something

The Gates Effect The foundation wants nothing less than to overhaul higher education, changing how it is delivered, financed, and regulated. To that end, Gates has poured hundreds of millions of dollars into getting more students to and through college, in an effort to … Read more on Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) Big money, […more]

Importance of College Education

Jul 19, 2014 | | Say something

Students begin questioning the importance of a college education from high school itself. Some feel that being able to earn immediately after school is a more attractive proposition and they convince themselves that a college education is not that imperative in the long run. Others may find the costs of a higher education prohibitive and […more]

Mothers: Know Your Junior College Financial Aid Options

Jul 17, 2014 | | Say something

Community college is often the punchline to jokes about college. A 2-year college education could be exactly what a single or stay-at-home mom needs. Community colleges welcome bright students, and they have many benefits to offer. Add in a financial advantage or two and your education is within reach. A common falsehood is that only […more]

Wisconsin Legislature should pass bill to refinance college loans

Jul 11, 2014 | | Say something

Wisconsin Legislature should pass bill to refinance college loans Counseling would provide information about the terms and responsibilities of a loan, repayment or prepayment options and the consequences of defaulting on a loan. Teaching students the requirements of their loan and how to manage payments is a skill … Read more on UW Badger Herald Union […more]

Obama Grants For Mothers: Money For College

Jul 11, 2014 | | Say something

Education is always an important key to a good future. President Obama is a good example, and he has shown his commitment to helping others. One major part of the effort is to make available to students more free money for college. Although the economy has dramatically fallen, college prices have continued to rise for […more]

New help for the college-bound and grads

Jul 5, 2014 | | Say something

New help for the college-bound and grads Moreover, a lack of consistency in collection practices with federal student loans can leave borrowers with surprise fees and a lack of information about potential repayment options when they get over their head. While a number of needed reforms … Read more on CBS News Money 101 for […more]

Latest College Loan Options News

Jul 3, 2014 | | Say something

Experts answer 27 personal finance questions from our readers A: Each state offers a 529 plan that provides a way to invest for college where the money grows and then the withdrawals are tax free when used for college. To be sure that the funds are used according to … Sit down with a Certified […more]