Scholarships are preferable to student loans for one obvious reason: Scholarship money is gift money.
FAFSA and You
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, more commonly known as FAFSA, is the gateway to most types of college financial aid.
Expected Family Contribution
EFC uses a formula, created by the federal government to determine how much a family should be able to pay for one year of a child's college education.
Financing a College Education
Parents need to know that paying for their children's higher education does not have to be a solitary affair. In fact, there are several tools that parents…
Understanding Student Loans
Before your sons or daughters head off to college, make sure that you understand the basics of student loans.
Maximizing Your Financial Aid Package
Saving money the right way can help boost the amount of financial aid available to your children.