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What does College Really Cost?

Before buying expensive goods such as cars and homes, consumers have a very good idea of the purchase price and how they will pay for it. So why isn’t this true when it comes to buying a college education?

Four years of college can easily cost more than a car or even a home.  But too many consumers of education do not know how much it might cost before making the purchase.

Making the Most of a College Visit

It’s time to pack up and head off to visit a college campus. How can you make the trip worthwhile?

Some visits may be as simple as an informal drive to a local college. Others may be week-long excursions visiting several schools. No matter the complexity, advance planning will help maximize the return on your investment of time, money, and energy.

Here are a few tips to make the visits fun and informative.

What if you Can’t Pay Your Student Loans?

The historic CAREs Act has provided relief for Federal Student Loans borrowers since March 2020. With 0% interest rates and deferred payments, many students have enjoyed the benefits. However, with the program set to expire on September 30th, 2021 some students are fearing the worst- what happens if you really can’t pay?