After choosing a preferred field of study, start calibrating the costs of college tuition, costs of boarding, and cost of living in general.
College is something you should only start thinking about when your child steps foot on campus, right? For many parents, this is the case. And for many others, they begin thinking about it tentatively when their children are in their teens. However, planning and saving for college can never start soon enough! With college tuition […]
With the high cost of tuition today, many families of college-bound high school seniors wonder how they are going to afford their college education. Credit Union West encourages you to do your homework to find creative ways to reduce costs. Here are some ideas to get you started: 1. Take as many Advanced Placement (AP) […]
How would you like to attend college for FREE? Tuition-free colleges – also known as full-scholarship colleges – are one of higher education’s best-kept secrets. Colleges that do not charge tuition are made possible through large endowments by benefactors, donations from alumni, government funding, and/or investments in real estate. These include several of the best […]
Over the last several months, there have been a lot of reports and commentary on the “higher education bubble.” According to the theory, while the cost of higher education is rising, the returns of a college degree are decreasing and the soundness of the student loan industry may be threatened by increasing default rates. Back […]