Parents — Blog
How to Help Your Live-In College Student Prepare for an Independent Life
If your teen is living at home during college, it doesn't mean they shouldn't start living a more independent life. Here's what parents can do to help.
How Parents Can Help Their Teens Tackle Back-to-School Avoidance
Some students stress about school before it even starts, leading to a lot of missed days. Here's how to tackle back-to-school anxiety with your teen.
Smart College Budgeting Advice for Parents and Money Strategies for Students
Budgeting for college can be tough, but working with your student on finances will make everything easier in the long run. Here are some tips for everyone!
How to Prepare Your College-Bound Student for a Stress-Free Move
College move-in day can be stressful for students and families, but it doesn't have to be with some preparedness. Start planning today with this advice!
4 Great Reasons for Your Student to Consider Community College
Community college is a smart step for students and their families for many reasons. Here are four great ones to consider during the college search!
Everything Parents Need to Know Before Opening a 529 College Savings Plan
529 plans are a common way for parents to save for a child’s higher education, but what exactly are they and how do you set them up? Here's what to know.
Plan Ahead, Pay Less: Top College Financial Advice for High School Parents
The cost of college is daunting, but you want to help your student tackle it. Here's some great advice on how you can pay less with some early preparation.
Hidden College Costs: What You Have to Pay and How to Cut Down
Sometimes extra college expenses sneak up on you. Don't get caught off guard with this list of common hidden fees and costs, plus ways to combat them.
7 Fun Ways to Explore College Towns With Your Student
The local area near a college is as important as the campus itself. Here are seven ways to get to know the town where your student may spend several years.
Top 4 Questions to Ask About Parent College Orientation
Did you know there isn’t just a freshman orientation? Parents can get in on it too! Here are answers to four common questions about parent college orientation.