Category Archives: College Planning

Say NO to Student Debt (Part II)

If you or someone you know is at risk of defaulting on a PLUS loan, here are some things you may want to try: Continue reading

Share it:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • Google Buzz
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Reddit
  • Posterous
  • email
  • Blogosphere
  • Live
  • Netvibes
  • Orkut
  • RSS
  • Technorati
  • Tumblr
Posted in College Planning, Rebel | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Say NO to Student Loan Debt (Part I)

Listening to this man’s story, I decided that I would do everything within my power to avoid having my children borrow money to pay for school. Continue reading

Share it:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • Google Buzz
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Reddit
  • Posterous
  • email
  • Blogosphere
  • Live
  • Netvibes
  • Orkut
  • RSS
  • Technorati
  • Tumblr
Posted in College Planning, Rebel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t Fear the FAFSA

In order to receive any of these types of financial aid, it generally all starts with the FAFSA, so don’t let ignorance or fear get in the way of funding college. Continue reading

Share it:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • Google Buzz
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Reddit
  • Posterous
  • email
  • Blogosphere
  • Live
  • Netvibes
  • Orkut
  • RSS
  • Technorati
  • Tumblr
Posted in College Planning, H.R. Guru | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

You Are Not Your College Major

If you know someone going to college soon, here are some things I might tell them. Continue reading

Share it:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • Google Buzz
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Reddit
  • Posterous
  • email
  • Blogosphere
  • Live
  • Netvibes
  • Orkut
  • RSS
  • Technorati
  • Tumblr
Posted in College Planning, The Maverick | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Major Decision

As parents who are working in a challenging economy, we’d like to see our kids graduate and have at least a reasonable shot at getting a job. Continue reading

Share it:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • Google Buzz
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Reddit
  • Posterous
  • email
  • Blogosphere
  • Live
  • Netvibes
  • Orkut
  • RSS
  • Technorati
  • Tumblr
Posted in College Planning, Communicator | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The College Fund You Don’t Know You Have

Tweet I talk to many parents of students approaching college age who fret about having little or nothing saved for college. They know how important a college education is and want their children to be able to go to the … Continue reading

Share it:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • Google Buzz
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Reddit
  • Posterous
  • email
  • Blogosphere
  • Live
  • Netvibes
  • Orkut
  • RSS
  • Technorati
  • Tumblr
Posted in College Planning, The Maverick | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Talking to a Teenager Now May Save Them Tens of Thousands of Dollars Later

Going to a 4-yr college may not be the financially smartest decision for every 18-yr old. Continue reading

Share it:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • Google Buzz
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Reddit
  • Posterous
  • email
  • Blogosphere
  • Live
  • Netvibes
  • Orkut
  • RSS
  • Technorati
  • Tumblr
Posted in College Planning, Communicator | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Tootsie Rolls and Financial Aid Have in Common

Tweet Much to the chagrin of dentists everywhere, Tootsie Roll has been a staple of the candy business for a very long time.  This article talks about the Tootsie Roll Company being a very secretive organization.  And we thought it … Continue reading

Share it:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • Google Buzz
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Reddit
  • Posterous
  • email
  • Blogosphere
  • Live
  • Netvibes
  • Orkut
  • RSS
  • Technorati
  • Tumblr
Posted in College Planning, Communicator | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Can You Avoid Being a Slave to Your Mortgage?

Tweet Lately I have talked to a lot of people who are interested in buying their first home and with a combination of today’s low interest rates and a housing market that does not have prices appreciating rapidly, this might … Continue reading

Share it:
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • StumbleUpon
  • Digg
  • Google Buzz
  • Yahoo! Buzz
  • Reddit
  • Posterous
  • email
  • Blogosphere
  • Live
  • Netvibes
  • Orkut
  • RSS
  • Technorati
  • Tumblr
Posted in Buying a Home, College Planning | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment