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Tuition Payment Plans – Hidden Gems to Pay for…

Jan 22, 2020

Most families know that there are many ways to pay for college: savings, loans, grants, scholarships, financial aid, gifts from friends and family, income from a job, etc. Sometimes overlooked is a hidden gem that could reduce student borrowing and the total cost of paying for college: tuition payment plans. 


When you buy expensive things -- a TV, a car, a house --, you most likely take more and more time to carefully consider the risks, rewards, and probable outcomes associated with the purchase as the price increases. No one wants to waste hard-earned money. In addition to knowing the purchase price, you will likely have a good handle on the ultimate cost, including after-purchase expenses such as maintenance and insurance. This is true for nearly all consumer transactions -- except for purchasing an education.




GoPeer.org founder Ethan Binder is on a mission to help students locate the right tutor and find success with challenging classes. Anyone that has ever faced tough classes may have found that the right tutor makes all the difference - especially if the topic feels a bit overwhelming in a classroom setting. The personal touch and direct attention provided by a tutor is a lifesaver!

Parents taking a look at housing for their college students transitioning out of high school will notice the different options come with pros and cons. It's best to weigh the options by considering the personal and social needs of your student while staying on budget for your family. Understanding the details will keep you from getting overwhelmed! Let's take a closer look.

Parents know all too well the importance of time management.  While saving money is often a top of mind topic, saving time is equally important and a life skill worth developing.. What are some ways parents can help their kids improve their time management as they transition through college?  Let's consider how they can take control over their time and accomplish goals effectively.



Summer break can offer college students a unique opportunity to work, travel, and explore different career paths before having to make any formal career decisions. Students should take advantage of full summer vacations now because after graduation they become a thing of the past!  Here’s how to use this summer wisely: