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Dollar Sense: Financial Field Guide for Young Adults

Dollar Sense: Financial Field Guide for Young Adults
An overview of practical information that young adults can use to help establish their personal finances.

The Total Cost of Higher Education

The Total Cost of Higher Education
From books to tuition, a higher education comes with a lot of expenses, many of which often go overlooked. In this article, find out what expenses to anticipate when planning to tackle the cost of higher education.

Paying for Higher Education

Paying for Higher Education
The cost of paying for your child's education can be intimidating if you only look at the sticker price. This infographic can give you an overview of what affects college expenses, how much you may be expected to contribute and options for higher education savings plans.

The Cost of Waiting to Save for College

The Cost of Waiting to Save for College
Use this graph to see how much you can save for your child's college education by investing early on. The power of compounding and a higher capacity for risk the further your child is from college mean that now is the time to start investing in your child's future.

Funding College in Advance

Funding College in Advance
This article gives an overview of the strategies for saving for your child's college education, including retirement accounts, gifts and savings accounts.

The Tax Advantages of Funding Higher Education

The Tax Advantages of Funding Higher Education
Spare cash can be hard to come by when battling the costs of higher education. However, there are significant higher education tax credits and deductions that you may be eligible for. Read on to find out if you qualify.

9 Ways to Save for Your Childrens Future

9 Ways to Save for Your Children's Future
Unfortunately, the joy that comes with the thought of sending your child to college is often accompanied by fear that comes with the thought of tackling the costs. There are ways to combat the costs ahead of time, however, and this article should help you get started.

Ways to Pay for College: Grants, Scholarships and Loans

Ways to Pay for College: Grants, Scholarships and Loans
Focus on your textbook, not your checkbook. There are a lot of helpful ways to combat the rising costs of higher education. Here is a good place to start.

Studying Student Loans

Studying Student Loans
There are many different types of student loans available to you. This article will help you understand what each option can do for you.

FAFSA 101

FAFSA 101
FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is one of the most significant determinants of how your child's higher education will be funded. Learn why it's important to submit FAFSA and what you'll need to do during the submission process.

Using U.S. Savings Bonds for Education Expenses

Using U.S. Savings Bonds for Education Expenses
Learn more about how U.S. savings bonds might be a useful saving strategy for your child's future education expenses.

Health Insurance for College Students

Health Insurance for College Students
Learn more about the types of health insurance options available to college students.

The Paying for College Conversation

The "Paying for College" Conversation
Crunching the numbers on the tuition bill can be time consuming, but don't let it overshadow a vital step in the paying for college process: discussing how you will handle the cost of college with your child. Use these tips to navigate this difficult conversation and establish set expectations with your child regarding how you will pay for his or her education.

Repaying Your Federal Student Loans

Repaying Your Federal Student Loans
There are many options available to you for repaying your federal student loans. Discover your options and decide which is best for you in this two-page article.

Is Grad School Worth the Cost?

Is Grad School Worth the Cost?
If you are facing the difficult decision about whether or not going to graduate school will be worth your while, read on to discover if the benefits of obtaining a graduate degree outweigh the costs.