college budgeting Archives — College Planning Center and Guides

unnecessary college costs

3 Tips for Cutting Down Unnecessary College Costs

Thanks to the skyrocketing cost of tuition, the vast majority of college students now find themselves fairly deep in debt by the time they finally earn their degree. Unfortunately, the fact that credit card companies tend to prey on young college students combined with a general lack of knowledge about budgeting and financial planning means […]

Budget Guidance for College Students

When students go off to college, they may quickly encounter financial challenges never faced previously. Or at least not experienced apart from parental assistance. Quite suddenly, college students are dealing with tens of thousands of dollars annually, money that pays for tuition, room and board, covers the purchase of books and provides funding for related […]