Education

Student Debt: Understanding Financial Aid Packages

Student Debt: Understanding Financial Aid Packages

Getting accepted to an academic program can be one of the most exciting events in a student’s academic career. However, this excitement is often followed by panic. Many students and their families become overwhelmed by applying for financial aid, taking out loans, and...
The new grad’s guide to getting out of debt

The new grad’s guide to getting out of debt

Congratulations! You’ve just graduated from college. As you embark on your exciting journey into adulthood, you are likely weighed down by a mountain of debt. Student debt is the most obvious burden graduates face, but credit card debt and auto loans can also add to...
Tax planning for parents of college students

Tax planning for parents of college students

College costs have been outstripping inflation for years, a trend that does not seem to be stopping, although there are signs that it might finally be slowing down. According to the College Board, the average cost of a four-year education ranges from $20,000 a year...