Paying For It All

How to Get the Best Deals on Textbooks and College Essentials

How to Get the Best Deals on Textbooks and College Essentials   Oh my, but the costs of a college education never end. Tuition and room and board are only the beginning. Then the school bookstore wants $298 for a textbook and you need to set up an entire living... read more

How to Teach Teens about Money

How to Teach Teens About Money   We all pray that one day our children will become not only financially responsible, but also financially independent. As we search for how to teach teens about money, we have to remember that our children have already absorbed... read more

Which College Scholarship Search Sites Are Worth Your Time?

My son will graduate from high school this spring and paramount on our minds is how we are going to pay for his college. As he is a white male without an overwhelming demonstrated financial need, he is not eligible for many of the scholarships offered at his chosen... read more

The Real Cost of a College Meal Plan

The Real Cost of a College Meal Plan (Updated on July 27, 2016) Almost every college freshman is required to buy a meal plan from their university. The plans range from “all you can eat” to plans with a specific number of meals per week or semester. Many plans also... read more

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