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How to Use Future Income to Pay for College Now

Graduating students attend USC's Commencement Ceremony at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, May 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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By Reyna Gobel New York (Reuters) – Alex Jasiulek tapped a new funding option known as an income share agreement to help pay for an Ivy League education. Jasiulek faced a $5,000 shortfall after he maxed out on federal student loans along with grants that covered three-quarters of Columbia University’s annual tuition. To cover the…

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Four Ways to Make College Costs a Fiscal, “Teachable Moment”

Students walk on the campus of Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut November 12, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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By Beth Pinsker NEW YORK (Reuters) – With U.S. college enrollment decisions for autumn due by May 1, some families are using the application process as an opportunity to teach their kids valuable lessons about finance. What college-bound children learn now about the difference between grants and loans and compound interest could make a world…

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