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5 Unexpected College Expenses To Start Planning For Now

Tuition? A given. Books? Of course. Here are some college expenses that are easy to overlook.

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Teaching Teens: Why It’s Important To Invest In The Future

Wendi Williams of Playground Dad shares advice for helping teens take interest in their financial future.

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College Days: Considering the Costs

College is an exciting time, but don’t forget to help your teen budget properly!

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Unexpected College Expenses That Happen During High School

Waiting until college to worry about college expenses? Think again.

Dana Stidger, Taylor Allen, Emma Bright, Emma Fancher, Aubrey Humphries, Alexi Betterton, Triston Charles, Austin Clark, Jacob Michael, Chandler Fisher, Hudson Driskill

H&R Block Budget Challenge Spotlight: Guntersville High School

Last Friday we traveled to Alabama and visited Guntersville High School, where 11 students were each awarded a $20,000 college scholarship for their stellar performance in the H&R Block Budget Challenge, our teen financial literacy program.

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Where To Look For College Scholarships

Erin Lowry of The Broke Millennial explains why college scholarships aren’t just for athletic and academic all-stars.

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Examining College Expenses: Tuition Is Only Part Of The Equation

Getting accepted to your choice school is just the first step. Vicki Davis breaks down various college expenses to expect.

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College Prep: Budgeting Before You Get to School

Jennifer Powell-Lunder shares tips to help your teen prepare for college before stepping foot onto campus.

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4 Tools For Effectively Managing College Finances

The Broke Millenial recommends four helpful financial tools that every college student should have.

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Preparing For The Cost Of College

Crystal Rapinchuk shares tips on how families of teens can prepare for the impending cost of higher education.