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The No-Panic Guide to Paying for College

If you’re worried that the cost of a college education may look more like a line-item in the Pentagon’s annual budget, your fears might be a bit exaggerated, but not unwarranted.

Most four-year private colleges cost upwards of $150,000 per year in tuition and fees, and well-regarded public institutions, once considered the best “deals” in education, are similarly keeping pace. Factor in books, room and board, and all the other bells and whistles that accompany erstwhile kids en route to worldly independence and it’s enough to give even the most... Read more of "The No-Panic Guide to Paying for College"»

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