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Welcome to our community!  College Cents is the fastest, easiest way to get your aid.  Our community blog is here to share tips and tricks not only about completing your FAFSA® with College Cents, but also about other ways to … Read More

What are the 5 Best College Savings Plans

Forbes lays out their top 5 picks for the highest yielding college savings plans and what to look for.   … Read More

Tips for Saving Money In College

This article covers some great ideas for saving money: … Read More

Pros and Cons of Working in College

Financial aid can help make your top choice schools more affordable, and working during college is another way to consider filling the gap. This article suggests 10-15 hours of work per week might be ideal job to target so that … Read More

Should I use my grandparent’s 529 Account?

An article from the WSJ exploring how a grandparent’s 529 account can impact financial aid, and options around the best way to use it. View Article