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[Better Off Book Preview] How to Estimate Your Costs for Schools You are Interested In

We’re continuing to share previews of our upcoming book, Better Off After College. From Chapter Three, "Junior Year: Ref...

SAT or ACT Test Prep on a Budget

My heart breaks a bit more every time I see a story or parent comment about not having the same privileges rich families...

5 Tips for Financially Savvy Dorm Shopping

According to a recent HGTV survey, nearly a quarter of college families plan to spend over $500 on dorm decorations. 

What Percentage of Parents Pay for College in 2019?

No one is alone in the struggle with figuring out how to cover college costs. Every year, Sallie Mae puts out a survey o...

How Your Student Can Responsibly Build Credit

For decades, one of the scariest thoughts for parents has been their students getting credit cards before they can repay...

5 Tips for Budgeting for College Tours

When deciding what college your student is going to apply for, it can be important to see them first. But it gets expens...

Financial Questions to Ask on a College Visit

While we often recommend checking out a college campus during the school year to get a real feel for the vibe on campus ...

What is College Tuition Insurance?

For most high school seniors and their parents, the costs of college tuition become more and more real every day. Whethe...

How to Actually Pay Your Tuition Bill

The process of paying tuition bills seems fairly simple. However, depending on what method you use, you may pay fees or ...

Are parents legally obligated to pay for their child's college?

Parents do not have a legal duty to pay for their child’s college—with one exception.

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