Teaching Children While Saving for College

Many adults, find it hard to plan for something that may not happen for another few years or decades. For a child, it may be nearly impossible to comprehend the need to worry about something that won’t occur until they are two or three times as old as they are today. However, it is critical that parents find a way to teach their children while saving for college as part of their mandate to prepare them to become independent adults. This is not simply because of the benefits of getting an education, but the process itself is actually beneficial. If you simply plunk the money down when the time comes you will actually not be doing the best thing for your child and he or she may not appreciate the gift that has been bestowed upon them and thus may actually waste much of the opportunity.

Milestones of Child Development (Infographic)

Your Little Rocket Scientist Welcome to the rapidly expanding world of your child: 90% of your child’s brain capacity develops before age 5… By age three a child’s brain has formed 3 quadrillion connections. Brain development between 0-3 years old is the most significant period of development the brain ever undergoes. Three year old’s have […]

Does Your Child Like Math And Science?

If your child enjoys math or science you are in luck, math and science can lead to high paying careers in engineering, finance, health, and many other dynamic industries. Excelling in these subjects opens up many career prospects for learners. Mathematical and scientific skills are highly valuable to employers and job opportunities in these disciplines are among […]

Should You Invest in a Private Tutor?

A good education can unlock your child’s future. So, if your child is struggling in school, it’s only natural to want to get him or her the best help possible. While many schools have after-school programs that can help, many parents turn to outside sources for additional help. After all, working with experts in the field […]

Dealing with Student Loan Debt and Bankruptcy

Upon graduating from college or Grad School, if you are like a lot of others these days, you are probably in a lot of student loan debt. At first, it may seem fairly manageable. But, you could also wind up declaring bankruptcy a couple of years later. Here is the key so that won’t happen to you. Farewell […]

College Funding Options

Saving for college is an expense that most families have. Not everyone has enough extra money every month to save much for college, but even setting aside a few dollars each month can add up and help alleviate the high cost of your children’s future education. As the cost of college rises, it becomes more […]

Majors for Fiscally Minded Students

At one time in our history, attending college was just another rite of passage for many high school graduates. They often gave no serious thought to selecting majors that would be advantageous on the job market, and many chose to pursue educational goals solely because they had a personal interest in the subject matter. Rising […]

Online Degree More Affordable Than on Campus

Colleges: Online Degree These days getting a college education is possible in more than just a traditional campus setting. Many times tuition from one of the online College degree programs is less than or equal to that of the same program on campus at your local Community College or University. On average, you can expect to spend around […]