I recently got a letter from a reader named Natalie, who is worried about paying for college without any parental help. Are you financing your college degree solo? Read on for her letter and my suggestions for tackling this challenge. Dear Financial Aid Finder, Hi, I'm a high school senior with pretty good grades and a strong ACT test score. I want to go to college in the … [Read more...] about Reader Question: How to Pay for College on Your Own
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Should Parents Foot the Bill for College?
I recently read this older piece on Kiplinger.com, entitled "Who should pay for college?" and it got me thinking: Assuming money is not an issue, do you think parents should be responsible for paying for their kids' college education? There's a whole range of responses to this question, from: Absolutely not! I paid my own way through school and my kids will do the same! It … [Read more...] about Should Parents Foot the Bill for College?