College Finances And Beyond

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Four students in college finances, walking towards future, secure in their college finances and beyond

Whether or not you’ve followed SageVest Kids’ age-based guide to financial literacy over the years, your student needs a good understanding of money basics as they head off to college. Many of the financial lessons they must learn apply to their college finances and beyond – the ability to budget, spend wisely, and save for… Read more »

Parental Peer Pressure

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Mother urging child to complete race is an example of the competitiveness of parental peer pressure and c

50 wealthy parents were recently charged in a high-profile college admissions scandal. Allegedly, they used bribes, falsified admission scores, and faked athletic prowess to get their kids into elite colleges. Parental peer pressure is real. It arises in a multiplicity of parenting situations, not just college placement. The wealthier you are, the more you may… Read more »

6 Choices That’ll Impact Your Teen’s Future Income

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A critical aspect of teaching your teen about money that’s often overlooked is helping them set realistic expectations about their future lifestyle. It can be hard to understand that the lifestyle your family enjoys now has taken time and effort to accumulate.  As you make decisions together about college, make sure your teen is aware… Read more »

Why Every Student Should Submit A FAFSA

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FAFSA booklet explaining why every student should sumbit a FAFSA

The US Department of Education awards more than $120 billion in financial aid each year [1] to students who submit a FAFSA – Free Application For Federal Student Aid. Eligibility for Federal student aid is a complex calculation, based on many factors. Family income is only one element of the determination, and needs-based aid is… Read more »