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Tim Stobierski

Help Paying for College: 5 Things Parents SHOULDN’T Do

College is expensive, and many parents try to help their child pay for college so that they don’t need to rely on student loans. But while that desire is understandable, some parents find themselves in financial trouble trying to foot the bill. Here are 5 things parents shouldn’t do to help their kids pay for school.

Financial Aid Timeline: Applications, Deadlines & More

Without financial aid, countless students would be unable to afford college. From scholarships to grants to student loans and more, get all of the financial aid money that you are entitled to by following our financial aid timeline and making sure that you submit your FAFSA and other applications as early as possible.

Where to Put Your Emergency Fund for Safety and Growth

Where should you put your emergency fund so that the money can continue to grow, while staying safe in case you need it? Here, we discuss four options: Keeping your emergency savings as cash, using a traditional savings account, using a high-yield account, and building a CD ladder.

Pros and Cons of Student Loans

Are you considering taking out student loans to pay for your college expenses? Before you commit to any decision, make sure that you weigh the pros and cons of taking out student loans so that you’re sure you’re making the right decision for your personal situation.