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Back-to-School … as an Adult?

by User  Mikel Van Cleve USAA  |  09-16-2016

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Returning to school as an adult isn’t uncommon these days. In fact, 40% of college students are 25 and older. I happen to be one of them — for the second time. Here are a few challenges many of us face as adult learners, along with some tried-and-true advice for overcoming them.

Budgeting on the Post-9/11 GI Bill Stipend

by User  Ingrid Bruns USAA  |  09-02-2016

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Could you afford to go to school and budget yourself to live on the Post-9/11 GI Bill stipend? Consider these potential expenses when creating your back-to-school budget.

5 Ways to Pay For College

by User  Josh Andrews USAA  |  06-10-2016

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As college education gets more expensive every year, having a plan to pay for them is a financial priority.

Not All Aid is Created Equal

by User  J.J. Montanaro USAA  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  03-28-2016

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Aid for college can be beneficial, or it can be the first step into a deep financial hole.

529 Plans Let You Give Your Child or Grandchild the Gift of a Higher Education

by User  J.J. Montanaro USAA  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  11-30-2015

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If you're looking for a gift that could make a real difference, check out a 529 college savings plan. Here's what you need to know.

Do It Right: College

by User  J.J. Montanaro USAA  |  Retired, Army  |  San Antonio, TX  |  07-20-2015

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While the case for education is clear, it's important to get it done in a way that makes it a financial spring board and not a sink hole.

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