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Is your college student using federal student loans to finance spring break?

The Squared Away Blog reports: New Use for College Loans: Spring Break! “Yup, more than half of college students are using some of their student loan money to pay for spring break.” See: http://squaredawayblog.bc.edu/squared-away/new-use-for-college-loans-spring-break/Even if college students are paying their own way (with earned income) for fancy week-long get-aways… should they be using funds in…

Don’t be put off by high sticker price of private colleges

“Phillip Levine is breaking down a barrier: the well-founded fear among low-income and even middle-class families that an elite liberal arts college is out of the question.” Levine, a professor at Welleseley College, “designed a calculator to estimate how much an individual applicant will actually pay, after plugging in his or her family’s unique financial…