Should I use my SAVINGS for college?

Answer No! Don't dip into savings excep as a last resort. File for the FAFSA for every year of school. You won't have any debt if you get federal grants, and if you do need loans the federal Stafford loan... Read More »

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How to Put Savings Bonds Toward College?

Savings bonds are U.S. Treasury notes. Bonds can be purchased at any time in many different amounts. Common denominations of savings bonds include: $100, $1,000 and $5,000. These bonds are not wort... Read More »

College Savings for Children?

Parents with college-bound children face the staggering cost of higher education with great trepidation. The average future cost of tuition, fees, room and board at a four-year college for a 5-year... Read More »

The Best College Savings Accounts?

College tuition rates are continuing to rise. Accordingly, you need to plan fairly early for your child's education. A college savings account is one way to put your offspring on track to an indepe... Read More »

How to: College Savings Plan?

The National Center for Education Statistics puts the average cost of a four-year college tuition in 2010 at over $31,000 per year, and that figure has increased every year over the past decade. In... Read More »