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Planning for College

Paying For College

Pricey but Totally Possible

By the time you get to college, some elite four-year programs will cost well into the six-figure range. Wow. However, there are, and always will be ways to pay, from scholarships to grants and from loans to financial aid. In any event, it is always best to have some money set aside to get you started.

No matter what your household income or financial situation, it always makes sense to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to ascertain what funding might be available to you.

Also, some funding options to consider no matter what your status is include:

Now is not the time to panic if you don’t have a payment plan in place; it is the time to explore your options and find a way to afford higher education because it is worth every penny.