Articles on College

College Versus Retirement

It’s a dilemma that most parents face at some point in their lives.  There is a trade off between paying for your children’s college education and your financial independence.  Unless your resources exceed your ability to spend, this is a truism.    Yet it’s one that can be unpleasant to discuss as it could involve your […]

Got High School Seniors?

Another new school year begins and with it, comes a new batch of high school seniors. For these seniors, the final year of high school will fly by and, nine months from now, they’ll be high school graduates beginning their next phase of life.  A few of these students have a clear, well-defined plan but […]

How Much In Student Loans Can You Handle?

Today is the deadline for many high school seniors to confirm their college choice.  For many it’s a culmination of a process of hard work in high school, ACTs and SATs, and building an extracurricular resume.  It’s an emotional decision as you decide where you will spend the next four (or more) years of your […]

Making Hard College Decisions

If you have a graduating senior who’s off to college, you have probably already sent in your deposit with May 1st being the deadline for many selective universities.   College selection is a process fraught with emotion for many parents.  Among selective schools, there is much more competition than there was a generation ago.  There is […]