Don’t Worry About Your Retirement: Five Reasons Why Kids Should Come First

Don’t Worry About Your Retirement: Five Reasons Why Kids Should Come First

Would you be willing to postpone your retirement by two years if it meant your children could attend the college of their choice without taking out expensive student loans?

In 2007, Savingsforcollege.com conducted an online poll asking parents this exact question. If you have kids of your own, you’re probably not surprised that over 80% of respondents said they would postpone their retirement by two full years if their child could attend the college of his or her choice without taking on more debt.

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A Mom’s Perspective: Saving for Your Kids’ Education Can Be Simple

A Mom’s Perspective: Saving for Your Kids’ Education Can Be Simple

How often do we ask ourselves why life can’t be easier? Modern life looks like a chaotic, frenzied spiral, where we constantly trying to balance the demands of raising children, achieving success, and earning money. It’s tiring.

Like most parents, I believe that a great college education will bring my two children the best chance for a better, more prosperous future. But the eye-popping cost of college and mounting student debt have created real concerns about how to answer the ultimate question: how can we afford to send our kids to college?

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Planning For Your Child’s Education Makes You A Better Parent

Planning For Your Child’s Education Makes You A Better Parent

Being a parent is hard. We totally get it!

And even so, every parent is always striving to be better and most importantly, to ensure their children have bright future. It can often be daunting task, but parents are relentless and will not back down.

When it comes to parenting and taking care of kids, one of the most discussed topics is education. Education is one of the best ways to ensure your kids have bright future – and there are many reasons why that is the case. But when it comes to education, there are always those additional worries and troubles, such as saving money for college. This can often be a daunting task, however – there are excellent plans and ways to make that experience easy.

Everyone wants to be a good, better parent – so here is a way to be exactly that.

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The Plan to Save to for Your Child’s Future

The Plan to Save to for Your Child’s Future

The high school graduation clock starts counting down as soon as your child is born. The golden ticket that is a college degree can offer your child a bright future and prosperous career, while giving you the peace of mind that everything will be ok. However, planning and saving for this bright future is tough for many families. According to Sallie Mae, only 6 in 10 parents are saving for college, and although savings have been the highest since 2013, most families only have $18,135 saved towards higher education.

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Are You Hoping for a Scholarship or Financial Aid? Read This!

Are You Hoping for a Scholarship or Financial Aid? Read This!

Back in high school I had a lot of friends who I played baseball with, and many of them had dreams of pursuing the sport at the college level so they could eventually move on to the MLB. One friend in particular had offers from many schools, however the schools that offered him a spot on their teams did not offer a scholarship with the spot.

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