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Saving For A Debt-Free Life After College

September 30,2010 by: Dallas Browne

Savings is money that we keep aside in order to plan for something in the future or to utilize it for immediate financial requirements. Like we do in all the other cases, planning in advance for college saves us from loans, burden of repayment and worrying about college education for the lack of finances. Parents of students aspiring to complete college education must plan for their children’s funding at an early stage. To encourage saving habit, there are saving plans called 529 plans, which enables parents to put aside some money in order to fund their dependant’s college education. … (more) September 30, 2010

Parent Loans For Children’s Better Tomorrow

September 29,2010 by: Dallas Browne

Providing college education to children is a very big responsibility on a parent. Especially providing financial assistance for college education when there is a requirement of loan can be a bit challenging. Parents have a number of options to accomplish this particular challenge. Parent loans are provided by government and other money lenders for parents with a dependent student. These loans are easy to obtain, along with easy repayment options with reduced interest rates. Federal and state government provides loans called federal PLUS, for parents with dependent undergraduate students. These loans can be applied alongside other student loan options like … (more) September 29, 2010

College Education -A Dream Made True With Government Aid

September 28,2010 by: Dallas Browne

College education plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of students. While college education is important, not all can afford them. Federal and State governments have financial aids, to help students fulfill college education and be debt free. Federal and state governments have different criteria and different application processes. Federal government aids are classified into three major categories: Student grants, Student loans and Work-study. Student grants are financial aid provided for students in most financial need. There are different federal grants that have different set of requirement and applications. To apply for a federal grant, students must fill out … (more) September 28, 2010

Completing College at your Employers Expense

September 27,2010 by: Dallas Browne

Learning process never has an age limit. Ever considered going back to college from work? It can be easier than you think to discuss your options with your employer. Employer tuition assistance is a fund that every company reserves that the employees are entitled to receive, if they decide to pursue college programs. Every year, according to government regulations, each employee is entitled to receive $5,250 to cover their tuition and other college expenses. Companies do not exceed this amount because this is tax free. Approach your human resource department to know what your company’s policies are, before planning for … (more) September 27, 2010

Eligibility Criteria for Federal Student Loans

September 26,2010 by: Dallas Browne

Federal student loans are quite a boon. Most of them are at very low interest rates while some of them which are given as grants need not be repaid at all. This helps students who are financially weak to focus on their studies rather than worry about where the tuition fees and money for the books is going to come from. However, in order to receive the federal student loans, every student must pass the eligibility criteria. The most important criterion for this loan of course is to prove that you are in financial need. This is usually calculated using … (more) September 26, 2010