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Choosing an Affordable College Can Eliminate Student Debt

Nov 24, 2021

High school seniors are now filling out college applications.  Some students have the college of their dream in sight. Others will have to make a tough choice about which college they will attend.

So, how should families wade through emotional connections to certain colleges and make a decision that is rooted in logic?


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.




Selecting a college has long been a stressful process for high school seniors and their families.  The Class of 2021 also has the added stress of applying during the pandemic. It may sound a little strange, but high school seniors may be able to use the disruption to their advantage.

Here are three tips to encourage students to think outside the box and make a great college choice.



Savage Money Host George Grombacher presses John Hupalo on saving & planning for college in CV-19 world.  What’s changed? Is getting into college still the goal?  Does it really pay to save rather borrow for college? What’s 529 Day? How does family fear and risk profile affect saving and selecting colleges?