Finding the Funds to Pay for a College Education

Finding the funds to pay for your child’s college education is like filling a test tube. The length of the tube represents the cost of education at any one school–tuition, fees, books, room and board, transportation, and personal expenses. The first ingredient is what you’ll have to contribute from your own pocket: the expected family…

ABCs of Financial Aid

These days, it’s hard to talk about college without mentioning financial aid. Yet this pairing isn’t a marriage of love, but one of necessity. In many cases, financial aid may be the deciding factor in whether your child attends the college of his or her choice, or even attends college at all. That’s why it’s…