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College Tuition Reciprocity Agreements

College Tuition is Expensive

For many families, paying for college in the best way involves taking advantage of a tuition reciprocity agreement.  Tuition will typically cost between $2000 at a community college to upwards of $30,000 at a four-year elite college per semester.  As your family considers ways to affording college, you will want to see if a reciprocity agreement is available for your college-of-choice.

Understanding the College Tuition Reciprocity Agreement

Colleges often charge a higher fee for tuition credits for students who Continue reading

Unexpected Student Debt

The Impact of Student Debt

“We have over $50,000 in student debt. Now what do we do?” asked a bewildered couple with their daughter who had just graduated from college. “Our daughter is earning $42,000 a year and is in no position to pay her rent and the loan interest.”

Most of us have heard that the student loan debt in the United States is around the $1.3 trillion mark.  This is divided upon many families – both young and old. At present, the $1.3 trillion figure is increasing, rather than decreasing. The above mentioned situation with the couple and their daughter is not as uncommonContinue reading