Getting a College Education without Student Loans (Podcast)

 Getting a College Education Without Student Loans

The average college student graduates with over $33,000 in student loan debt. Many Americans accept this as being inevitable if they want a college degree. In today’s episode, we’ll discuss ways to get an education with as little debt as possible!  Topics include: ESA & 529 Plans, In-State vs. Out-of-State Colleges, Community and Technical Colleges, Scholarship Opportunities, and Jobs that help pay for college expenses.  Click here to Listen to the Getting a College Education without Student Loans Podcast.


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Robin (Masshole Mommy) - January 29, 2015

My step son is off to college in September and he is so worried about student loans already. Lucky he’s just going to a state school.

    Rosey - January 29, 2015

    If he is on his own and has a job for a certain length time, he can apply for grants. Anyone too, can apply for scholarships. They’re a little lengthy but so worth the effort!

Jessica Beal Harlow - January 29, 2015

We have a small 529 plan for our youngest daughter and hopefully, if we do it right, we’ll have something saved up for her when it’s time for college.

maria @closetohome - January 29, 2015

I have heard of a lot of people getting more and more money from colleges. We also have a 529 plan for each kid

Lorane - January 29, 2015

How about going to school part-time and working to pay for School ? Most people would love to go full-time but the reality is that school is expensive

becca - January 29, 2015

We are hoping with son’s grade and the fact he is dual enrolling now his college expense will be lower. We are also hoping for scholarships.

Kimberly Morgan - January 29, 2015

Oh, this is such great information! I managed to get through college with just over $2,000 in debt, which is tiny compared to others. It’s a tough thing to do!

heather - January 29, 2015

Having student loans can be a good thing and a bad thing, for sure.

Jennifer at Making Our Life Matter - January 29, 2015

My oldest goes to college in two years, so this post is a big help!

Goody Bag Lady - January 29, 2015

I am finally paid off! Thankfully.

Lois Alter Mark - January 29, 2015

Luckily, we saved enough for our kids’ colleges so we didn’t have to take out student loans for them. I don’t know how people deal with all that debt. How stressful.

Tawanna - January 29, 2015

This is wonderful timing. I’m on it! I will call my bank in the next 7 days and get a 529 plan for my sons.

Mama to 5 BLessings - January 30, 2015

UGH I know all about this. I never went to collage but my husband did and we just finished paying off his loans, a load of bricks have fallen off!

ourfamilyworld - January 30, 2015

We have a small one for our kids but i am sure they will need to work or get a loan to finish their studies

Krystal - January 30, 2015

I know that I’m all backed up with student loan debt. It is a scary bill to pay!


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