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  • Paying for College With the Military GI Bill

    The Post 9/11 GI Bill is an excellent source of financial support for veterans to further their education. The bill also covers housing in addition to tuition expenses. Veterans are eligible to receive benefits under the Post 9/11 GI Bill if they have at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001, or those who were discharged with a disability related to their military service after 30 days. The discharge must have been honorable in order for the individual to be eligible for benefits. Eligible individuals can apply benefits to cover:

  • Crowdfunding to Pay for College

     
    Using the power of the Internet, community, and social networks, crowdfunding is a relatively new method of fundraising for everything from raising money for a community playground to getting a film into production to funding a start-up company. Now, crowdfunding is being harnessed as a way for students with financial need to raise funds toward tuition and expenses of higher education.
     

  • Reducing Expenses While in College

    When looking at ways to pay for college, also consider the many ways, both large and small, that you can help reduce or help pay for your overall tuition and expenses while you are in college or graduate school. Let's take a look at some of these options:
     

  • Reducing Your College Debt

    While federal loans to help pay for college are a very important resource to help many students pursue a college degree, the end result will be college debt that must be repaid with interest. Many students facing debt upon graduation or leaving school look for ways to help reduce their college debt in order to make their payments lower and ease the financial burden of repayment. One legitimate way to reduce your college debt and lower the overall amount of money you will have to repay on your loans is loan forgiveness.

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