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Budgeting Your College Expenses

So you've spent the last eighteen hard working years of your life saving for your kid’s college fund. You have poured in enough money, in your mind, to pay for two Ivy League educations and then some. In reality, inflation, which you didn’t think could have actually happened in that short amount of time, has taken quite the toll on your child’s college fund. So you were ahead of the curve and invested some of that money to counteract inflation? Well I’m guessing that account hasn’t looked too pretty either since 2008 and your own invested assets aren’t looking too promising… Read more here!

Categories: College Planning | College Savings
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Financial Aid for College

Hey everyone!  We're in the heat of summer here these days, and between the cookouts and parties, parents and new freshmen looking to the future have financial aid for college on the brain.  The hard truth is that while we keep our chins up and push forward, the economy is still down.  Many families have likely wondered how in the world they would pay for school.  In fact, Pittsburgh news stations recently featured stories about children affected by their parents' layoffs and job losses.  Struggling though they may be, many of these students have rebounded and found their way to… Read more here!

Categories: College Planning | College Savings | Financial Aid
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