The Wall Street Journal Blog investigates the best way to appeal your financial aid award letter. Fight for Financial Aid the Smart Way gives you insights on the ways to appeal your financial aid award. Many people appeal their award on an emotional basis. You need to realize that the college financial aid personnel are…Details
Along with student debt, many student face the additional risk of credit card debt. Properly understanding the effect of all debt needs to be explained to all students.The lack of financial literacy is a problem many student face. The article titled, “Help Your Child Manage Credit” is a good overview and steps to consider.This CNN Money…Details
Financial literacy varies for most families based on their parent education level. Having a discuss on the amount of risk within the college decision is critical for all families but is often overlooked because of the emotional part of the process. This article appeared in a Investment News. Click here to view.
2008 Fortune Magazine article describing the decline of college saving plans and what you can do to recover from a stock market decline. The title is College Fund Blues: The market has ravaged 529 savings plans. Here’s how to get back on track.
College savers stuck in stocks as market falls is related to the limits of some college investment programs.. You need to understand the rules and limitation of each investment vehicle. College saving plans are not different than the complexities of retirement accounts such as an IRA, 410K or Roth IRA. Strategies are need to maximize…Details
The article written by US News & World Report describes strategies that can help wealthier families lower their cost of education. Too many people believe that the only way to save money is through the financial aid process. This is not true. Education investment and tax strategies can save families thousands. The Title of the…Details