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Going to college can be daunting, both for the attending student and the person paying for it. 529 plans are the most popular way to save and pay for college, but there are other ways.Helpful Guides and Links:
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New Ways To Pay Down Student Loans

Student loan debt is now nearly $1 trillion collectively for borrowers in the United States. Yet there could be help on the horizon if you have federal student loan debt. Here's a new way to pay off your student loans... Under the new Pay As You Earn repayment program, your ...

Student Loan Guide

Do you need to borrow to fund college education for yourself or your child? I wrote this guide to tell you about my Clark Smart approach to student loans. Meanwhile, don't forget to have a look at my very popular section on student loan forgivness and income-based repayment plans for ...

Schools Taking Kickbacks From Banks

Did you know some of the giant monster mega banks have been paying massive kickbacks to universities and alumni groups for the right to push debt to students? The banks are buying lists of home addresses, phone numbers, and other personal info so they can offer credit cards directly to ...

Major employer offering tuition reimbursement

Major employer offering tuition reimbursement

Long ago, Clark got a free master's degree through his employer's tuition reimbursement program. Today, another major company is ready to pick up the tab for nearly 100% of your tuition!

6 Tips to Help You Avoid More Student Loans

If fall semester hasn’t started for you yet, it will soon. It’s back to school season, and for many students each new school year means another round of student loan debt. While student loans can provide a good return on your investment in your education -- college-educated individuals still outearn ...

Help wanted: High paying careers in these fields

Help wanted: High paying careers in these fields

Looking for a high paying career? These 4 job categories offer great pay, and employers today can't find enough people to fill the openings. Heads up, students!

Get The Best Deal On Back To School Supplies

I was in the stores 2 days ago and the back-to-school goods are on the shelves. A lot of what I saw out there is a real bargain. Both Target and Walmart have bargain aisles, sometimes called "Action Alley." There are true deals on pens, pencils, paper, notebooks, folders, all ...

Private Technical Schools Saddle Students With Most Debt

Private for-profit technical schools leave students with the heaviest burden of student loan debt, according to a new report from the College Board. I have long believed that education is the key to climbing the economic ladder. But that doesn't necessarily mean traditional college is the way to go; it ...

Save Money On Your College Degree

Getting a college degree doesn't have to break the bank. Here's a new way for you to cut the cost in half and still get the degree you want from a traditional 4-year college. First off though, there's been a lot of negative press about the value of a college ...

Is Graduate School Worth The Cost?

If you thought earning a bachelor’s degree was expensive, just wait until you start looking at graduate school. Tuition at grad schools has been on the rise for the last few years. The cost of attending a school for an advanced degree jumped 60% in just a decade, according to ...

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