College costs can be as difficult to decode as healthcare expenses. There is the expense of tuition (often different for in-state and out-of-state students), added to which are room and board, health insurance, books, and a flurry of fees. What’s Read More
How Do Private Student Loans Work?
There’s a great deal of variety in the world of student loans, especially when it comes to exploring private loans to pay for your education. Variety can be intimidating, but it’s also great for the consumer, since the more you Read More
What is a 529 College Savings Plan?
Definition of 529 College Savings Plan A college savings plan is a type of qualified tuition program under Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code that allows you to save money for a beneficiary’s college and graduate school expenses in Read More
Women and Money: Taking Control of Your Finances
As a woman, you have financial needs that are unique to your situation in life. Perhaps you would like to buy your first home. Maybe you need to start saving for your child’s college education. Or you might be concerned Read More
How to Apply for FAFSA
Seeing a college’s sticker price can be a shocking experience. Fortunately, federal, state, and institutional sources of financial aid can bring the cost of a college education within reach for many students. Collegewise and Noodle explains how to complete the Read More