Tips for reducing the cost of college
Few parental nightmares are more worrisome or long lasting than the challenge of paying for their children’s college education. And as college costs rise to record levels, those concerns are growing.
Fortunately, experts say parents can do something about this budget-busting bad dream. Small things like encouraging your child to take AP classes in high school, considering community college for a year or two and finding unusual ways to borrow money can make a difference in college cost. All it takes to bring down college cost is a bit of planning, diligence and flexibility.
Check out our story 10 tips for saving money when sending kids to college to learn more about keeping your child out of debt when it comes to paying for college.