Monthly Archives: July 2016

College Costs Expectations Gap

A recent survey by CentSai Adulting should serve as a bit of a wake-up call for parents of college-bound teens. The survey showed that while 76% of teens felt that a college education was worth the cost, the majority said they are only willing to incur up to $10,000 Continue reading College Costs Expectations Gap

Income Protection Allowance for Students

It’s summer job time! If your student is a rising high school junior or above, they should be aware of the FAFSA’s Income Protection Allowance for dependent students. For the 2017-2018 FAFSA, it’s $6,420. That means that the first $6,420 they earn in 2016 does not increase their EFC, but any earnings above that do, to the tune of 50 cents per $1 of Continue reading Income Protection Allowance for Students