Are you a parent, a student, or a college admissions counselor who needs to know more about paying for college?
In addition to books and magazine articles that offer insights, there are also a number of blogs that offer advice. Here is a list of some we found that offer good information.
A blog that offers good advice about personal finance and debt.
Recent post: “7 Ways to Pay Off Student Loans Faster”
Topics include debt reduction, borrowing and paying for college.
Recent post: “Six Ways You Can Help Your Child Afford College Even If You Can’t Pay”
Advice on investing basics and other financial topics. Nicely tailored to recent college graduates.
Recent post: “Secret Ways to Get Student Loan Forgiveness”
Tips on college loans and finance.
Recent post: “What Is Reasonable and Affordable Debt?”
Smart advice on college employment and financing.
Recent post: “How to Check and Improve Your Credit Rating”
Advice on getting loans and managing debt.
Recent post: “Earnest Student Loan Refinancing: The Most Flexible Option to Cut Your Interest Rate”
A financial blog with a tone that appeals to recent grads who are now working.
Recent post: “How to Make an Extra $1,000 a Month for Student Loan Payments”
Advice for students who have already incurred debt and who are paying it off.
Recent post: “Unbury Me: How a Student Debt Calculator Can Help You Get Out of Debt”
Advice for international students on a variety of topics, including finance and borrowing.
Recent post: “International Students: Uncomplicate Tax Time with Sprintax”
Blogs Help Us Stay Current with New Ideas and Resources
These blogs are updated frequently – certainly more frequently than books on college financing that you will find on bookstore shelves. They offer a good way to stay current with new loans, new resources and new ideas on financing an education.
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