Student Loans

College Aid Packages to Be Simplified?

The two most prominent prongs of the college admissions process today appear to be (1) What’s the best college for me? and (2) How can I afford it? Finding the answer to #1 is easier than solving #2 these days. Why is that? Well, first, finding the “best” college is usually a combination of mechanics ...

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Loan Arrangers

Debt.  That one concept has put America into precarious territory. That’s the Big Picture. The Small Picture is you and me. How’s our debt profile? When it comes to paying for higher education, things can get a bit hairy, especially these days. There is a real concern for those who need financing, as this news ...

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Student Loan Relief

I recall having paid on student loans for what seems like forever.  Both of my children had student loans, too, and they paid diligently for years and years.  The good news: It’s a great way to build a strong credit rating (assuming that you pay).  The bad news: Those loans can mount up and you ...

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Real-World Anxieties

Timing is everything. Back in 1999, when our son graduated from college with his EE degree, he had a basketful of job offers. Some companies that pursued him would pick him up with a limo at the airport and drive him to a luxury hotel for a brief respite before his follow-up interview. Others courted ...

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