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Planning higher education? Saving for college is the most sensible option

March 29,2012 by: Dallas Browne

If your objective is to pursue higher education, then saving for college is the most sensible thing to do. Savings will ensure that the student does not have to borrow money for education through a loan, Federal or private lenders, and thus not be bound by the terms and conditions dictated in the loans. The terms and conditions usually dictate the duration of lifetime that the student is supposed to have in repaying the loan, and also the terms of repayment including the loan fees and the loan interest rates. Saving early for college is thus the responsibility for every … (more) March 29, 2012

How to benefit from employer tuition assistance

March 22,2012 by: Dallas Browne

An employer tuition assistance program is provided by the employer for the financing the education of the employees. The tuition assistance program from employer is provided under certain clauses that the employee is supposed to adhere by, in order to receive the financial assistance for furthering the education. Such programs are particularly chosen by employers who want their employees to further their education, which will benefit the organization, eventually. For instance, an employer may provide financial assistance to an employee pursuing an MBA degree, as the degree is sure to benefit both of them, until the contract period expires. The … (more) March 22, 2012

Completing your education through military aid

March 15,2012 by: Dallas Browne

The military aid for further education is a particular benefit of enlisting in the military as the Government rulebooks, in their acknowledgment of the contribution of the military provides financial aid for serving military personnel or veterans to complete their education, even after the service period has expired. After the military service ends, to make life easier for the veterans, education is an important stepping stone for future prospects of the veteran and to this purpose the educational aid programs have been designed. In fact, military aid, like Montgomery GI Bill is one of the reasons why people enroll in … (more) March 15, 2012

Financial Aid Cuts – Students Hold Lawmakers Responsible

March 14,2012 by: Dallas Browne

There was a report filed in from Sacramento last week, where students had just a few seconds to testify their protest regarding the cuts in the financial aid of the colleges. As a result the Candace Washington got straight way to the point. A 22 year old student at the Biola University was found saying, “Don’t forget about us since we won’t be forgetting you”. The lawmakers are repeatedly trying to cut funding for higher education in order to maintain a certain amount of balance regarding the state books. The universities have responded to the crisis by raising their respective … (more) March 14, 2012

Completing your education through federal and state government aid

March 08,2012 by: Dallas Browne

Federal and state government aid may be an effective way to procure your education expenses, although you still have to repay the aid through services to the government, as is often clearly specified in the terms and conditions of the aid. The effectiveness of the aid and the benefits of the students through the aid are dictated by the terms and conditions of the aid programs, which the student must clearly go through before applying for any particular aid program. According to Wikipedia, as of 2010, there were as many as nine Federal and 605 state government sponsored educational aid … (more) March 8, 2012