How to Be a Financial Aid Independent Student

Wow, that’s a mouthful.  Sounds great but is it achievable? The cost of College has risen dramatically over the last 20 or so years.  It is getting harder for young students to get into a well known school and the costs have become in many peoples eyes prohibitive.  Parents are finding it harder and harder to pay for their children’s college education or even make a major contribution.  Choosing the…

May 5, 2016

Financially Independent Student

The other day my wife had dinner with a close friend.  Our friend and her husband have two children who have graduated from college and are now attending graduate school.  Our friends paid for both of their children’s undergraduate school expenses.  Now that they are in graduate school, they both obtained financial aid through student loans but that doesn’t cover all the expenses of being away at school.   Our…

October 26, 2015