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 […]

Profitable investing with the people

Have we ever seen a gloomier time for savers? Most banks pay paltry rates of interest. Treasury bonds and CDs are little better. Plus most individual investors have soured on stocks with the constant threat of the Euro collapse abroad, and a divided and sclerotic government at home. If you have a lot of cash […]

Grants, Part-Time Work Can Limit Higher Ed Debt

Higher education commands reverence in Boulder County. National publications report that we are one of the most educated metropolitan areas in the country. Educated parents naturally beget educated children and accordingly most area residents see higher education as a necessity. We are also tremendously concerned about funding higher education. Recently its cost has increased at […]

Calculating Financial Aid Can Be Tricky Before College Admission

Many high school seniors already have embarked upon the nerve-racking process of applying to a private college. Historically they wouldn’t worry about college deadlines until after the holidays. Now that we are in the Era of Early Decision, some students must submit applications as early as Nov. 1. Early Decision turns up the heat on […]