Did you know that the money you save in a 529 Plan will reduce your ability to receive free money (gifting) from colleges?
EPR will show you ways to save without jeopardizing college gifting funds.
"Thought I would share with you some good news. I sent that second email to Loyola University that included the additional information I felt they should know that I was aware of concerning my new EFC for my son and they came back offering him $15,482.00 in a need-based grant for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. [...]
Education Planning Resources worked with my son and I in the comfort of our own home to help us better understand the entire college application process. Stan and Marge were able to answer any question and calm every fear surrounding this overwhelming task. My son is now going to a college I never thought I [...]
Students Leave Over $2.9 Billion in Free College Money on the Table by Gianna Sen-Gupta | posted in FAFSA, Financial Aid Published on 12 Jan 2015 | Updated on 13 Jan 2015 U.S. high school graduates left over $2.9 billion in free federal grant money on the table last academic year, according to a new analysis [...]
Microsoft streamlines free Office for students deal New self-serve process skips IT, makes it easier to get free Office 365 By Gregg Keizer Computerworld | Sep 23, 2014 9:32 AM PT Microsoft yesterday made it easier for school and university students to obtain a free subscription to Office 365 by sidestepping institutional IT and going [...]
The Student-Loan Siphon New evidence that the college debt bomb is hurting the economy. Posted By Ruth King on August 30th, 2015 For years we’ve warned readers about the burgeoning calamity known as student loans, and the latest news is that the debt bomb is hurting the economy as well as the federal fisc. New [...]
These 10 trends are shaping the future of education Innovation in the space likely won't create an all-new landscape, but it will be markedly different By Roger Riddell | August 27, 2015 It's an exciting time to be in education. The longstanding operating models for both higher ed and K-12 are both in a state [...]
$250,000 would be a tremendous burden for anyone to shoulder, and you would be hard pressed to find a single person who wouldn’t have genuine concern for any student graduating college with that amount of debt. At least once a week you see a story in the national headlines about the tremendous expense of college [...]