Students / Kids Money

After you've determined how you're going to pay for college and then you actually start your college education, here's how to get the biggest bang for your buck from the time that you spend there.

Here are 8 things you can do to lower your college expenses including: applying to free colleges, taking college courses in high school, starting at a community college, starting with online courses, testing out of some classes, living off campus, living with your parents, renting text books.


Taking a year off before college is becoming popular in the U.S. but parents don't always understand. Here are 4 ways students benefit by taking a gap year.

If you're anything like me, you might not know the cost of raising a child per year. I'm sharing the types of expenses generally required when raising a toddler age 2-4.

CLEP Exams

Taking a CLEP test saved me a lot of time and money on a college degree. Here's how CLEP exams work, the biggest pros & cons of taking CLEP tests, and what you need to know before you take a CLEP test for college credits.

Paying for college can seem like the most unattainable task ever. Claiming unused federal funds and applying for grants are just 2 ways to pay for college. And I've got 6 more.

Retirement money vs college money. As parents, we put our children’s needs & desires ahead of our own - putting money toward our kids' college education, even if it means that we're not saving for our own retirement.

Bad credit student loans aren't that difficult to come by. Here's everything you need to know about the ways to get a student loan when your credit isn't the best.

I learned a lot from my parents about money. Or rather, I should say, I learned about how NOT to handle money. My plan is to NOT pass these financial disorders on to my own kids. Here are all the best tips for teaching kids about money.