Financial Literacy

#CrushStudentDebt

Student debt has been popping up all over the headlines lately. Whether its about the impending Stafford Loan rate increases, more unemployment statistics, more dismal news about recent grads entering […]

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Top 10 Most Expensive Majors

  Are you wondering if your ideal program of study is going to cost even more than an average tuition?  Following are some of the most expensive majors for college […]

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Navigating the Student Aid Report

So you’ve filed your FAFSA. Congratulations! Now what? Let’s take a look at the next step in the process… the Student Aid Report. After you’ve submitted your FAFSA, you’ll get […]

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Your Tax Season Survival Guide

If you’re a college student like me, then you probably have no clue where to start with “doing taxes” because your parents have most likely done them for you in […]

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Paying for College

Surveys Show 1/3 of Freshmen Don't Become Sophomores at the Colleges They Started At

There are many reasons why students do not return to college, but some of those highlighted below are risks that can be insured against through GradGuard’s tuition refund insurance. Tuition insurance is not drop out insurance, but it does provide a reasonable way for families to protect the investment they are making in not just tuition, but room, board, academic fees and even travel to campus. Not all tuition insurance is as comprehensive as GradGuard’s but we recommend that each parent not only consider what will help there student succeed, but also insure against the unexpected case of mono, injury, disability through purchasing GradGuard’s tuition refund insurance.

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Tuition Insurance – Don’t Go to College Without Knowing the Risks

Recently there has been some productive discussion regarding how necessary tuition insurance may be to the 19 million students starting college this year. Most of the discussion including today’s article in the Wall Street Journal incorrectly focus on the Dewars plan which is only offered to the 160 or so elite colleges. If you are like most college students, up until this year, you have never had the opportunity to even buy tuition insurance. Many families are not even aware that it is even possible to protect their families from the potential loss that can occur from an unexpected illness, accident, injury or even death. Moreover, most families and students are unaware of the real risks and problems that can interrupt a college education.

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