There’s no disputing the value of a college education. But with dramatically rising prices, finding suitable ways to finance college expenses has become much more challenging.
Learn how you can explore a range of potential opportunities that can make college more attainable and affordable — from tax-advantaged savings accounts to proven advice on ways to seek out scholarships, grants, financial aid and educational loans.
Student LoansWith college tuition costs growing quickly, the Smart Option Student Loan through ALEC and Sallie Mae offers financing that can bridge the gap when paying for college.
Student Visa®ALEC offers two types of Visa® Cards for college students. The Student Select™ Visa® features a competitive low APR and the Student Select™ Rewards Visa® lets you earn points to use towards and merchandise.
How to Smartly Save for CollegeCollege costs have surged in the past several decades about as fast as any expenses families face. Learn how to save for college.
Managing Post-Graduation DebtRemember how good it felt to get accepted into your college of choice, and, eventually, receive that degree for which you worked so hard? Now comes the hard part - paying back the loans that enabled you to set sail on your career. Learn how to manage your debt.
Save Money for College or for RetirementThis question may seem baffling, on its face. But experts have reduced it to the following: You can borrow for your child's college education, but you cannot borrow for your retirement.