It may seem like you have plenty of time to file your FAFSA, but students can miss out on a lot of potential aid if they don’t file soon. One of the biggest mistakes can be procrastinating on your taxes...
To combat the ever increasing price of college education, the tax code provides some relief via education tax credits and deductions. Here’s what you need to know about the education tax credits and deductions that will save you money at tax-time.
Congratulations on graduating college! Now that you’re done with school and ready to embark on life in the “real” world, it’s a good idea to get a handle on your tax situation. Here are 4 things you need to know about taxes as a college grad.
Whether to pay or not pay for college is a much debated subject. As a parent you have to weigh what’s best for you and your family. For those looking at getting started with the child’s college fund, here are 3 tips on how to save money for the future and possibly save money on your contributions.
With the average payment for college tuition being at about $20,902, no wondering families and students are looking forward to this time of year to apply for FAFSA assistance before the deadline. Our infographic looks at FAFSA state deadlines and...
One of several tax breaks extended by Congress last minute Fiscal Cliff activity on New Year’s Day is the Educator Expense Deduction. While most education tax breaks benefit those who pay to learn, the Educator Expense Deduction is for those who teach.
Teachers and students all said goodbye to the lazy days of summer and headed back to school this fall. Are you one of the many teachers who filed a tax extension last spring, intending to file your taxes this summer? October 15 is the final tax deadline. As you gather together your paperwork for 2011, don’t forget the educator expense tax deduction.
For many parents, it seems as if we go from changing diapers to packing the kids up to go off to college. With an in-state public college averaging over $33K for the 4 years, and private college over $120K, it’s time to look at how you can get Uncle Sam to ease the burden just a bit.