Compounding Knowledge-Our Monthly College Links

College is way too expensive to approach without a plan. Too many people chose this strategy with disastrous results. Don’t be one of these people. Read our monthly links to gain knowledge and save money. Don’t forget someone has to pay for your retirement.

40% of seniors have no clue how much college costs. CNBC

Bill Gates has some great ideas on fixing financial aid. Linkedin

Make sure you do these 5 things before Co-Signing a student loan. Consumer Reports

Are Apprenticeship programs a better idea than going to college? MarketWatch

Don’t forget the indirect costs of college which financial aid doesn’t cover. CNBC

How does a scholarship affect a 529 plan? Morningstar

70% of colleges have costs higher than student loan limits. Student Loan Hero 

Grandparent-owned 529 plans may not be such a good idea.

When should you consolidate your debt? earnest blog

Here are the best 529 plans. Morningstar