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Posted August 13, 2013 by

71% of People Providing Financial Assistance for College Worried About Covering the Cost

While college students may have people supporting their education financially, the cost of this higher education is worrying many of these contributors.  Learn more in the following post.

School might be out for summer, but a new nationwide survey conducted for TheStreet’s MainStreet by GfK North America finds that one in three adults are currently helping or planning to help pay for a child’s higher education, and that 71% of them are worried about how they will cover the cost. (more…)

Posted May 24, 2013 by

How to Pay for College and Avoid Expensive Loans

Bag of money for college plan

Bag of money for college plan. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Most college students enter the workplace in debt, according to a report published by the Institute for College Access & Success. The report states that the average college student graduates owing $26,600. This debt can really put a damper on a person’s after-college plans. It means hitting the job marketplace right away and often accepting the first job, as opposed to your dream job. In order to keep costs down, it’s recommended that students find ways to pay for college as they’re taking classes. (more…)