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Last updated November 2, 2020 at 4:42pm.
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Education is important, but it can also be expensive. No matter where you are in your educational journey, we can help you navigate the financial aspects of pursuing an education.

Study up: paying for college involves more than tuition

So, you’ve survived the SATs, AP exams and college application gauntlet and are basking in the glow of college acceptance. Savor the moment, and then start crunching the numbers so you can be financially awesome in budgeting for a bright future.

Tackling the high costs of higher ed

Whoever coined the phrase “what goes up must come down” probably didn’t have higher education costs in mind. Each year, tuition and fees seem to grow, leaving students and families in a bind about how they can make this investment in a young person’s future.

Trade School, Community College, 4-Year University… which route is for me?

For many years, the desired career sequence involved a high school diploma, a four-year college degree, and a steady, well-paid job with room for advancement. That track may be going the way of that almost mythical pension as college costs soar.

Dig Out From Under Student Debt

Maybe you’ve seen the headlines, the ones declaring that Americans owe more than $1.48 trillion in student debt. By comparison, your share probably isn’t as mind blowing. But, if you’re making career moves and looking at a starting salary that barely tops what you owe, a little freak out isn’t unwarranted. Have your moment, then collect yourself and start planning to be financially awesome.

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