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5 Ideas To Being Frugal

Do you ever find yourselves at the end of the month wondering where your money has gone and trying to stretch your last dollar to make it to pay-day?   813 more words

5 Things NOT To Say To Your Teen About College Decisions (Huffington Post)

It used to be that all college admission notifications were delivered by the U.S. Postal Service. You didn’t even need to open the letter to know what was inside: If it was a thick package, you had gotten in and the envelope contained a zillion forms to fill out.

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How to Decipher Those Confusing College Financial Aid Letters (Main St)

The average cost of attending a public university is about $28,000, and the average cost of a private university is $55,000. Consequently, every dollar squeezed out of financial aid, especially via scholarships, grants or loans, could be vital.

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How to prep for the SAT and ACT for little or no money (Market Watch)

Sure, the cost of higher education keeps getting, well, higher, with a private college now running more than $40,000 for tuition and room and board per year.

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3 College Savings Trends to Consider in 2015 (US News)

For many Americans, the beginning of the year is a time to set goals –goals that are often financial. And while getting out of debt, socking away cash for retirement and earning more income are all noble resolutions for 2015, for parents of children near college age and even younger, saving for college is likely at the top of the list.

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Five Ways to Save on Your Big Day

Weddings can be expensive. In fact, Michelle Turner, the owner of Consultants Unlimited, says, “Nothing about a wedding is inexpensive.” That’s true, but with a little hard work and attention to detail it is possible to stick to your budget. 356 more words

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7 Legal Ways to Squeeze More College Aid From the FAFSA (Time)

Filling out the 10 eye-crossing pages of the 2015-16 Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the most important application for need-based college financial aid, may not seem like a fun adventure in Super Mario’s Mushroom Kingdom.

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