Life’s Financial Journeys
Financing college. “How can we pay for higher education expenses?”
Attending college (or a career or vocational program) is most likely your young adult’s first major financial commitment.
You may have already saved some or all of this expense, and this is a very special gift to your child. How can you further assist your young adult(s) with this major financial responsibility?
The following subtasks may assist you in financing college. You will find detailed resources for these subtasks under the links in the right column of this page.
Subtask 1: Discuss higher education and its cost with your young adult
Subtask 2: Identify the options for a college or a career/vocational program
Subtask 3: Determine the cost of college or a career program
Subtask 4: Identify options for financing higher education
Emptying the Nest Tasks
1. Financing college