A few years ago, college seemed so far away. Tuition costs are not cheap, and there is a lot of advice out there for people who have a lot of time to save. Here are a few ideas to save, when college is a lot closer, and you do not have a lot of time for your money investments to grow.

  • Education Tax Credits are available. Do your research to learn about the American opportunity tax credit and the lifetime learning credit, to see if you qualify.
  • Student Loans are an option; however you should speak with a financial advisor before you decide on whether or not student loans are right for your child.
  • Scholarships and grants are available! Do a ton of research and apply for any and all that your student may qualify for. These are great options that could really save you a lot on college tuition costs.
  • Speak with your local College Authority expert for more information on student loans, scholarships, grants, and any other options that may be available. http://mycollegeauthority.com/index.html

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