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Perform 10 years of public service and be forgiven on student loans

September 26,2011 by: Dallas Browne

To counteract the rising costs of college education, the United States government anticipates a new policy on the loan repayment. Referred as the Loan Forgiveness for Public-Service Employees Program, the Department of Education will delete the balance student loan debt repayment, in lieu of 10 years of service in the area of public service like social work, public safety or education. In order to be qualified for the loan forgiveness programs you must have obtained the loan for pursuing your college education through the government and not via a third-party lender like bank or credit unions. Hence, if you owe … (more) September 26, 2011

How to save for your child’s college education

September 24,2011 by: Dallas Browne

The primary goal of every parent is to save money for their child’s college education. Sadly, the ever rising cost of education has made it harder for parents to accumulate money for their goal. If you are a parent struggling to save for your kids read on to discover how you can do it, without pinching your budget or health. A systematic savings plan and wise investment options can easily make your dream come true. The initial step towards taking the big leap is through understanding the various options available in the market, and making the best possible choices. College … (more) September 24, 2011

How can military aid in supporting spouse and family education

September 22,2011 by: Dallas Browne

The Post-9/11 GI Bill introduced several generous education programs for families of armed forces. The bill allows the servicemen to share the education benefits with their immediate family members. However, the unexploited benefits can be transferred, only. Thus, if army personnel have exhausted 12 months of the allotted GI Bill, the remaining benefit of 24 months is offered to the family. In order to extract the advantages of the GI Bill benefits, servicemen must fulfil criteria to be qualified to transfer their share to their spouse or children. It involves serving the army for a minimum of 6 years. The … (more) September 22, 2011

Further your education with employer tuition assistance

September 20,2011 by: Dallas Browne

Contemplating of pursuing your college education, but in a dilemma to pay for it? If the thought of bearing the increasing costs of higher education hindering you from pursuing your dream, you may be in for a refreshing surprise. The solution lies in obtaining tuition assistance from your employer. Yes you heard it correct, your organization may have a plan in place to fund its employee education plans. Employer Tuition Assistance program not only allows the employee to further their education but also serves as an employee retention program. Today, several organizations are ready to provide the program benefits to … (more) September 20, 2011

Essential things to know on employer tuition assistance program

September 18,2011 by: Dallas Browne

Obtaining financial assistance from your organization for advancing your study program and career seems to be an exciting idea; nonetheless, the employer tuition assistance program has strings attached. Organization would not extend their financial help without expecting something in return. Further, the financial id from the program may attract tax implications. Below are the four chief points to consider before jumping the gun. Read on to learn more. Usually organization will reimburse the tuition fee at the end of the study program or an annual basis or perhaps quarterly. This means that you have to make the initial payments, and … (more) September 18, 2011