Before you stress about the high costs of college, consider options to go to college for free or at a reduced cost. While it may not completely be free, there are options to lower the price tag for college and to reduce student loan debt. Here’s how to lower your costs of college or potentially even go to college for free: more..

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A practical financial checklist for the future.

When our parents retired, living to 75 amounted to a nice long life, and Social Security was often supplemented by a pension. The Social Security Administration estimates that today’s average 65-year-old woman will live to age 86½. Given these projections, it appears that a retirement of 20 years or longer might be in your future.1,2

Are you prepared for a 20-year retirement? How about a 30-year or even 40-year retirement?...

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How does it work? What should you do?

Are you or someone you know currently making federal student loan payments? In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, some welcome relief may be on the way.

Thanks to the recent passage of the CARES Act, the U.S. Department of Education will allow you to temporarily halt your federal student loan payments from March 13, 2020 until September 30, 2020.1

What should you do next?
At this time, no action is necessary. As part of this relief...

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