Posts by Sara Lindberg

Sara Lindberg, B.S., M.Ed., is a freelance writer specializing in business, finance, health, and wellness. She holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Exercise Science and a Master's Degree in Counseling. When she’s not writing, Sara can be found at the gym lifting weights, running the back roads to train for her next half-marathon, and spending time with her husband and two children.
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You work hard to put away money each month for your 401(k). And seeing the growth over the years helps you feel secure about your retirement. 

That is,  until the first bill for your child’s college tuition arrives.  

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If you’ve committed to helping your child pay for college, you might be wondering where the money is going to come from. Like a lot of other parents, you’ve probably scrutinized your savings account hoping to find some hidden funds you forgot about.

But if you're coming up short, you might be wondering if applying for a Parent PLUS loan is right for you.

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When it comes to post-high school education, there’s one question that seems to trigger a heated debate more than others: who should pay for college — parents or students?

While several factors will go into how you decide to divvy up the costs, ultimately, it comes down to what works best for your family. Here are some things to think about.

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Surviving college admissions is no easy feat. But navigating the steps that go into financial aid can take the entire higher-ed process to a whole different level.

In this article, we'll answer some of most commonly asked questions about federal and private student loans.

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If the idea of digging in your car seats for money leaves you feeling less than thrilled about your summer plans (or lack thereof), you’re not alone. 

The good news: with a little bit of ambition and a whole lot of creativity you can make some serious bank over the summer — and we’re not talking about slinging burgers or folding and refolding sweaters at the mall. 

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With summer break right around the corner, your teenager is likely gearing up for part-time work, hanging with friends, and sleeping in. You, on the other hand, know that college stuff is looming, and are probably wondering if there are things you should be doing to prepare for the big push in the fall. 

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