Guest Blog: College Planning 101

College Planning

This week, we’re sharing an important guest blog courtesy of BALANCE.

Most parents have already heard the bad news: a college education has never been more expensive. Many, in fact, are still paying off their own student debt and would like their children to avoid that burden. The good news is that there’s a lot parents can do to help their children and make the costs of college more manageable. Continue Reading…

Saving for College: “D” Is for “Deferred Interest”

Saving for College

A new campaign aims to help parents of young children prepare for the “sticker shock” of college costs, and start them early on the road to saving for college.

Investment management firm T. Rowe Price said that it created its new CollegeSavingsChillout.com campaign as a stress-reducing way to prepare parents for the enormous task of saving for college.

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Educational Blogs: Are you prepared to share?

Educational Blogs - Prepare to share

Many of you may be educators or work in the field of education. Each day you work with students, other teachers, administrators and parents, communicating with them to create a superior learning experience. But, the educational experience doesn’t have to end in the classroom. Many teachers and administrators utilize the Internet to continue sharing with students, parents, and other educators through Weblogs.

You may already follow a few educational blogs, or read articles from other educators on LinkedIn or other social networks to learn more about teaching strategies and tactics, but have you considered creating your own blog? You can share information like syllabuses, class project results and offer a forum for discussion.

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