Most parents would agree that when it comes to raising children, the old adage “the days are long, but the years are short” rings true. It also applies when we look at education funding. You can’t start saving too soon when it comes to college, since age 18 may be here before you know it.
One of the most effective ways for students to reduce the costs of higher education is to take the community college route to earning a four-year degree. Previous generations viewed community colleges as places for students who were academically challenged or didn’t plan to earn degrees from four-year institutions. The harsh realities of the Great
As you or members of your family gear up to visit colleges with your kids or grandkids this spring, make your first stop Kiplinger’s 2017 rankings of the top 300 college values. They’ll help you narrow your search and potentially save you tens of thousands of dollars. Slideshow: See the 10 best college values of
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