It ‘s that time of year. Your teens are making their college choices for the fall and all the excitement that goes with it. What school should they go to? Will they stay near or go far? What will I need to do next?
First let ‘s start with the paying for college. If you have the money saved for the cost of college for all four years (or more), then you can stop reading. If not, you need to start or continue to figure out the finances. FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid – is the first step. Apply now, even if you don’t think you qualify – you may be surprised.
Here is a great article by Consumer Reports for financial aid that will tell you what you need to know.