College Funding

Pay Off Your Mortgage or Save for College?

As the song in Cabaret goes, money makes the world go round. But there never seems to be enough of it. There's always something. Parents are faced with all sorts of choices when it comes to household finances. One is: Should you pay off your mortgage

Student Loans Burden Older Americans

We all know college is expensive and student loan debt continues to grow to nearly $1.2 trillion.  But for those nearing retirement, evidence shows that student loans burden older Americans more and more each year.  Here at CollegeCashPro, we've been

Young Parents Prepare for College: Part 3

 How do young parents prepare for college?  Heck, the kids may not even be out of diapers yet and you start hearing voices inside your head.  Is that your conscience or (in my case) a toddler calling out Daddy at 3 AM wanting to play with his

The College Funding Dilemma

With the cost of a college degree exceeding $60,000 and in many cases approaching $100,000 or more for a bachelor's degree at an in-state public university, how will you pay for it?  You can beg, borrow and probably steal (though not recommended) but

Paying for College – A Retirement Funding Problem for Parents

  Next to buying a home, a child’s college tuition is probably the largest single expense a family will ever incur. Today's college education costs range from $11,000 to $23,000 per year at a state college and $26,000 to $52,000 or more at a private

Why Parents Need a College Planner Professional

  Let's face it.  We live in a complex world.   There are just so many ways to get tripped up in our daily lives and a helping hand goes a long way to lower the stress and the cost of most things.  This is especially true when it comes to matters of

Webinar: Send Your Student to College for Pennies on the Dollar

  Join the College Cash Pro team for our upcoming live webinar "Sending Your Student to College for Pennies on the Dollar" on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. Steve Stanganelli, CFP® of Clear View Wealth Advisors/College Cash Pro and the financial

Mortgage Financing: Is It a Smart Way to Pay for College?

Thinking about college tuition?  Wondering about how to pay for that college degree?  You are not alone.  Many families turn to their home as one source to pay for college bills.  But is it the smartest thing to do?  A recent article in USA Today

College Students, How Much Are You Borrowing?

Sure, interest rates on student loans could cost more but what about the larger impact on the global economy that goes beyond the personal bottom line? You may recall that recently the stale-mated Congress finally came out with a "permanent"

College Selection and Emotion

Given the high price of a college degree, can you really decide where to go and how to finance it based on a gut check and emotion? For many the decision to pursue a college education has been motivated by a family culture that places a high value