Tag: affording college

College tuition and other costs associated with higher education continue to rise, making achieving a degree more difficult than ever before, particularly for households with limited budgets. Consolidated Credit has the latest news on college affordability and how to minimize the financial impact of continuing education so children can succeed.

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States Step Up on Student Loan Relief

Feb 06, 2017 | Meghan Alard

Amidst the uncertainty of the new administration’s changes to federal student loan relief, more states are stepping up to offer tuition-free education.

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High education costs can lead to default

Parents Step Up College Savings

Sep 12, 2016 | Meghan Alard

More parents are saving for their children’s education costs, but savings are still behind. Here’s what you can do to increase college savings today!

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Paying for college with a credit card

Paying for College with a Credit Card

Sep 07, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Credit card convenience fees aren’t the only problem that comes with paying college tuition by credit card. Interest charges put you at high risk.

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Are you saving enough for school?

College Savings in Crisis

Sep 02, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Today’s student debt crisis may be rooted in the savings crisis faced by parents following the Great Recession. Here’s what to do to prepare for college.

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Weighing education costs against basic necessities like food

Education or Food?

Jul 25, 2016 | Meghan Alard

Low-income students often choose between eating and paying for college. How do we fix a broken student education system and cope with it in the meantime?

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More Incentive to Save for College

Jun 15, 2016 | Meghan Alard

If a new bill passes in Congress, your employer could soon offer a 529 college savings plan with tax benefits and a match program like your 401(k).

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Sacrificing for Student Loan Payments

Jun 10, 2016 | Meghan Alard

You want to eliminate your student loans but a high monthly payment burden now could prevent major life goals like marriage and buying a first home.

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How America Pays for College

Aug 07, 2015 | Meghan Alard

A new study finds parents and young adults alike are taking steps to avoid the immense financial burden that student loan debt can cause after graduation.

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Saving for College Yet? Most Haven’t

Jan 08, 2015 | Monica Victor

With the high cost of an education it's critical to start saving early to avoid amassing college debt. Yet, many parents haven’t even started saving.

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Reaching the Breaking Point with Student Loan Debt

Sep 15, 2014 | Meghan Alard

With no legislation in sight to stem the high cost of a college education, the burden in on parents to help children afford post-secondary education.

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