16 09, 2014

Federal Student Aid

2014-09-16T06:00:02+00:00Borrow, College, Education|0 Comments

 There Is No Getting Around It - College Is Expensive! We did a post last May that reported here, in Connecticut, yearly college costs varied from twelve thousand dollars at Charter Oak State College to over 61 thousand dollars at Yale. Very few families have the financial resources to cover those kind of expenses without help. According to USA Today: More college students are receiving loans, grants and other [...]

6 05, 2014

Federal Educational Financial Aid

2014-05-06T06:00:06+00:00Education, Life Events|0 Comments

To say the cost of higher education is daunting is an understatement. Here in Connecticut, the yearly sticker prices for a sample of schools range from $12,535 at Charter Oak State College, to $61,333 at Yale (source: CNNMoney). Help is available and since the Federal Government is responsible for much of the financial assistance, a good place to start looking is the U.S. Dept. of Education. The [...]

21 01, 2014

Tips on Dealing with College Costs

2014-01-21T06:00:15+00:00Education, Life Events|0 Comments

One of the major categories of the Tri-Town Apple is Life Events and Higher Education is part of this category. As with much of the content here, we use readily available information published by the government, centered around the "mymoney.gov" web site. We strongly recommend you visit that site, not only for information on higher learning, but on just about all the major events and happenings [...]