financial aid

If you’re going back to school, cost is one of the most important and most stressful considerations. The good news is there is over $150 billion (yes, BILLION) available in federal grants, loans and work-study funds. The key to accessing that money is through something called the FAFSA. If you want to utilize federal financial […]

Do you need some help budgeting for college? Do you know someone who does? Get your budgeting strategy started using the information in our “Budgeting for College” infographic! As always, if you like what you see here, please share it with your friends and family.

Looking for effective ways to find free money to pay for college? Maybe you’ve already gone online to search for “free money for college,” “college scholarships for adults,” or “comprehensive listing of available scholarships.” The web, of course, is an incredible and robust resource for finding information and resources for going back to college. But there’s a […]

Not finishing your college degree can cost you some serious money over the long run. This graphic represents average differences in income over a lifetime between individuals with a high school diplomas, a bachelor’s degree, or a graduate degree.

With so many great reasons to return to college, including making a career change, nothing can curb your enthusiasm quite like thinking about paying for it. Yes, tuition costs have risen over the years (as have food, gas and housing). Yes, college tuition is a major expense. And yes, there’s plenty of rhetoric and debate […]