Monthly Archives: August 2015

Dealing With Debt: Deferment Options

When I enrolled in my Master’s program after five years as a financial planner, I considered taking advantage of an option within my loan agreement called loan deferment. The deferment option would have allowed me to postpone my monthly payments for the duration of my approved deferment. Due to my […]

By |August 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dealing With Debt: Paying Your Accrued Interest While in School

In my last three posts I focused on how to evaluate your finances in order to make the proper funding decisions concerning your education. My end goal is always the same, I want to see students graduate with the degree, but not saddled with the debt. If my example on […]

By |August 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making Funding Decisions (Part III)

In my past two posts, I have been working with you on developing a budget for your upcoming academic year. This entailed, first, examining your funding inflows and, second, developing a detailed list of your expenses. Now, we are going to combine the information you have been aggregating these past […]

By |August 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making Funding Decisions (Part II)

Last week I began a three part series on budgeting for the upcoming academic year. That post focused on the inflow portion of your budget, i.e. what you have currently available or pledged in order to meet your upcoming expenses. Now that you know what you have as a means […]

By |August 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making Funding Decisions (Part I)

Like it or not, budgets provide a great starting point for long term fiscal responsibility. With only a month to go until most colleges are back in session, now is the perfect time to assess where you are financially for the upcoming academic year. Hopefully you already have a firm […]

By |August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments