Another great college saving vehicle: Roth IRAs. Use both— Roths and 529s.
529 College Savings Plans— the good and the bad. Get started early.
JB met these great restaurant waiters, hard-working high school students who need to realize that they have more affordable options than community colleges.
Yikes! The Summer Melt— the percentage of HS seniors enrolled in college, who never show up in the fall— is up to 20%. Here are some antidotes.
Graduating with minimal debt is a choice. Don’t add (more than $5k a year) to the $1.4 trillion in student loan debt. Don’t become a debt slave.
Hate Mail— JB responds to a skeptical student. How does answering ACT questions help create two- and four- year college graduates with minimal debt?
More value colleges: affordable quality— Central Michigan, SW MN State, Chadron State, Peru State, & Wayne State.
Spring game plan for HS sophomores, juniors, and seniors: what matters and what tests to take and when.
This scandal illustrates why 2 and 4-year college graduation rates should be a key metric for assessing school districts. Hint: they aren’t.
Graduating from HS early: many do it wrong, but here’s how to do it right.