Tips to Pay for College During Tough Times
Finding a way to pay for college during these tough times isn’t easy. Every family’s situation is unique. If you want to help your child pay for school, there are a few strategies to consider when facing tough times. A few examples include applying for more scholarships, grants, and federal aid, looking for ways to reduce your current debts, taking on a side hustle, and more.
Scholarships & Grants
Scholarships and grants are a great way to reduce college costs. Encourage your child to research and apply for scholarships and grants as every bit helps to reduce the overall costs.
Be sure that your family completes the Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) every year to qualify for federal aid. If your financial situation has changed you may be able to qualify for more aid.
Reduce Current Debts
If you have other high-interest debts, you may be able to refinance those debts at a lower interest rate, term, or monthly payment.
Paying for college can be difficult, especially when times are tough, so you’ll want to get creative with your financial strategies. Be sure to read the full article the get the entire list of financial strategies your family can use to pay for college during tough times.
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