How to Begin Your Scholarship Search

There are many different ways to help pay for college savings, current income, part-time work while in college, grants, scholarships and loans. Most people pay for their education using a combination of all of these.

Saving for college as early as possible is always a good idea, but few people can cover the entire cost of college just with savings. That’s why one of the first things to do when seeking money for college is to look for grants and scholarships,

Four Tools To Help You Pay for College (Part Two)

This is part two in a post about ways to pay for college. Previous post touched on savings, scholarships and work study opportunities as ways to pay for college.

Education Loans

Another way to help pay for college is an education loan. The federal government offers both student and parent loans, the Federal Direct Loan for students and the Direct PLUS Loan for parents. The origination fee on these loans tend to be very reasonable.