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Minimize Your Out-of-Pocket College Cost – Part 1

When I am talking about “out-of pocket” college cost, I mean what needs to be paid out over and above what the parents and child have already saved for college.  The best way to minimize this cost is to minimize

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Private Colleges – Merit Aid vs. Need-Based Aid

When you are looking at private colleges, there are two types of financial assistance that may be offered – merit aid and need-based aid. The beauty of merit aid is that it has nothing to do with how much a

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