Parents: Stop Borrowing for College

Parents: Stop Borrowing for College

Though parents should be focusing on funding their own retirement, too many are sabotaging their financial health with burdensome student loan debt: private debt or Parent PLUS loans. Last year, the average PLUS loan balance was $35,600. Nearly one in three parents...
Parents: Have “The Money Talk” Before Junior Year

Parents: Have “The Money Talk” Before Junior Year

Our mission at OnToCollege is to help schools and families create two and four-year college graduates with minimal debt.  Thus, we encourage all parents to sit down with their students before 11th grade to have the ‘Money Talk.’ Long-time suburban Chicago counselor...