Sure, there are plenty of places to learn online. You can always go to Google, YouTube and great blogs (like this one, right? Right?? Please tell me you love me!). Those are all great places to find information, but you already know about those and it's easy to get distracted at such broad websites - especially YouTube...have you ever fallen into the … [Read more...] about Never Stop Learning: 40 Places to Get Free Education Online
If you’re getting ready to take the pathway to college, you’ll need to think about winning scholarships, unless you want to be buried in debt when you graduate, or unless you’re independently wealthy. There are many posts on blogs and scholarship sites that tell you how Student X got scholarships, but if the journey was arduous for that student, perhaps there is a better way … [Read more...] about 7 Keys to Winning Scholarships
Should you save for your children's education? A better question is "should you invest for your children's education?" There is a simple cut and dry answer here...it depends...it's really up to you. Did I say cut and dry? Forgive me. You are not obligated to pay for their college. It's not your responsibility as a parent. However, it is nice to be able to help them out. … [Read more...] about The Quick Guide to Education Accounts: 3.2 Tax-Free Ways to Invest for College
Today we have an awesome guest post by Frank McCourt on student debt, how to handle it and avoid it. As of 2012, the average amount of student debt accrued by graduating students reached nearly thirty-thousand dollars. For these graduating students, debt is a fact of life that they’ll be dealing with for around a decade after leaving their old alma mater. Student debt … [Read more...] about Doing Your Debt Homework: 3 Strategies to Plan Ahead for Student Debt
Do you save for your children's education? Or do you plan to start? If you think it's important to help your child with college expenses, you are in luck, because you have some options. One of the most common ways to save for education is through a 529 plan. A 529 is like an IRA for education. Let's see how a 529 can help you... The Breakdown A 529 is an education savings … [Read more...] about What is a 529?