What if you could pay for college with someone’s else’s money? Would you do it? Here’s the thing – it can be done! Here’s how.
When late October rolls around on the calendar, colleges all over the country start talking about something called the FAFSA. You may have seen it on social media, in emails from colleges, and even through personal conversations with college representatives. If you aren’t familiar with the world of college financial aid, you probably have some […]
There are so many things to do the summer before you begin college! Assuming you have already been accepted and know where you will attend, your attention may shift from submitting documents and meeting deadlines to accomplishing something on your bucket list or learning practical life skills.
Missionary families face unique challenges when it comes time to make college plans – whether it be for adults who are going back to finish a degree or earn a new one, or for a missionary kid (MK) who is venturing into the world of college for the first time. Here at TBC, we do […]
Let’s say you feel ready to handle the responsibility of credit and all that entails. How do you get started? Before we even get into that, let’s take a moment to revisit the main take-away from our last post [Credit: what is it and why should you care?] Let’s say it all together now: No […]
Educating yourself on the basics of what credit is and how it affects you is key to making wise economic decisions.
As you begin the process of applying to college, you will notice that college and university financial offices tend to have a vocabulary all their own. Don’t panic! It is completely normal and to be expected, so don’t be intimidated and don’t be afraid to speak up and ask for clarification if at any point […]
Budgeting. What emotion do you associate with that word? Boredom? Fear? Stress? It should make you feel secure. In control. Confident, even. There is a misconception floating around that budgets are restrictive. That they zap all the joy out of life and limit your dreams. That they make you give up your churro addiction.