There's no doubt that college is expensive. Just ask any parent helping their son or daughter enroll this fall, or even filing the FAFSA in preparation for next year. College affordability is at the heart of the issue. Let's consider how financial literacy helps manage decisions about college affordability.
The fundamental principles of budgeting are important to teach your children from their earliest years. A budget may seem tricky at first, but rather than being restrictive, it actually allows you to feel more in control of your money and know where it’s going.