I am going to tell you about something that may save you thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars on your child's education. Most families take a completely "backwards" approach when searching for financial aid money.
If your child is in his/her junior year of high school and hasn't started filling out their college applications, you must find out the financial aid deadlines at each college and make sure you get them in before the earliest deadline!
There’s actually a SECOND form of financial aid you might be eligible for, which can be responsible for handing you a great education at an even cheaper cost.
Would saving $10,000, $20,000, or even $50,000 on your child's education interest you?
Here's a list that could potentially save you tens of thousands of dollars, and also improve your child's chances of getting into an elite college.
(Full disclosure: There are some negatives about using this strategy. This is no free ride by any means. So I want you and your family to be armed with all the facts before deciding if it's in your best interest.)
Obviously, by the title of this article it's clear the strategy I'm referring to is Advanced Placement Courses (AP Classes for short.) This is not something new.
AP classes were originally created in the 1950's in order to give motivated kids the chance to earn college credit while still in high school.
We are going to cover some great strategies to help you get the maximum amount of money for your child's college education, where is the best place to start?
Let's talk about the key 5 deadliest financial mistakes almost every parent makes when trying to get money for their child's college education.
Every year, millions of high school students vie for admission in the few thousand colleges in the United States.
The world has changed a lot in the past 30 years that no longer are good careers out of high school readily available. Those days are LONG GONE. Either you have to advance your knowledge through a good trade or as most will do, find a good college after high school. Going to a university is an incredible experience, but a daunting one. Here are some simple steps that you can follow to prepare for college and be all the wiser for it!