FINALLY! Student Loan Rates Set for Academic Year 2013-2014

by Guest Author: Todd Weaver of Strategies for College The 113th Congress has agreed on something! Yes, it?s true! The Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 passed the House and Senate earlier this summer. After all of the moaning and groaning from both sides...

SAGE SCHOLARS PROGRAM OFFERS TUITION SAVINGS

By Guest writer Todd Fothergill The SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program is a college saving plan like no other. By enrolling in Tuition Rewards, students will earn guaranteed minimum scholarships at over 290 participating private colleges and universities across...

COLLEGE WEBSITES MUST NOW INCLUDE “NET PRICE CALCULATORS”

by Todd Fothergill and Tom McGrath Wouldn?t it be great if you were able to go to a college or university website, enter your financial data into a secure calculator and get the real annual cost to you if your son or daughter were admitted to that school? The new Net...

Strategies for College

by Our Friends At? Strategies for College A financial planner asked us recently why our Friends at Strategies for College created the College Search GamePLAN teaching platform for college search, admissions and funding.Our long time colleague, Tom McGrath had this...

STRATEGIES FOR COLLEGE ON MDTAXES.COM

by Our Friends At Strategies for College The weather is getting hot. Picnics, barbecues and getting in the water somewhere are the thoughts that occupy our minds. There might even be brief occasions when a high school student might think about getting into college, or...

WHAT IS COLLEGE FINANCIAL PLANNING?

Sending a child to college ain’t cheap. According to our friends at Strategies for College, “The average published private college cost last year was $37,390, while public, in-state tuition was $18,326.? Last year only 5 schools in the nation had total...