Entries by BadAssMother

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College Savings and the Market

Just a short time ago, tuition bills arrived hand-in-hand with nightmare producing, stomach-churning market volatility. For those with college funds in financial vehicles subject to market ups-and-downs, it may be too late to act, especially if you need to pay the bill. If payment is not yet due, then it’s a sit and hope scenario. […]

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Overwhelmed?!?

Most families of college-bound students, regardless of when they address the topic of a college education, find the prospect of paying for the education both confusing and daunting. Especially so when the family doesn’t realize there are services such as ours ready and able to assist and provide peace of mind. For most families, confronting […]

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Odds of a Full Ride: Parental Reality check

As college admissions inch closer with the speed of an incoming ballistic missile, parents dream of the full-ride scholarships for their gifted student, whether the gifts be academic, athletic, or both. I’ve heard it from parent after parent – “I don’t need to save.” Their student’s gifts will pay off, there’ll be large sums of […]