Are you gearing up to send a child or grandchild to college? The best time to begin looking at student loan strategies (we know…it can be intimidating!) is now. Now that it’s August, the University Registrar’s Office will be swamped with phone calls and emails from parents. We encourage you to begin understanding and preparing for the upcoming school year now! Educating yourself is a good way to begin this process.
For first timers, this article from College Board answers the most frequently asked Questions About Financial Aid.
For those wanting to dive a bit deeper into details, this article explains Federal Student Loans – Types, Repayment, and Deferment options and the differences between them.
Finally, for a current student, a few ways to become a Debt-Free College Student.