Paying For College

Methods of paying for college that include: financial aid, college saving plans, educational tax credits, student loans, and the various repayment options.

Types of Loans Available on the Award Letter

2019-03-22T20:57:43-05:00

Each week a new headline comes out expressing the ongoing issue of student debt in today’s society.  There are more than 44 million borrowers who owe more than $1.5 trillion dollars in student debt. How did this happen?  With student debt growing at an alarming rate, I feel a major contributor to this problem is [...]

Types of Loans Available on the Award Letter2019-03-22T20:57:43-05:00

Top Six Items to Consider when Comparing Award Letters

2019-03-22T20:07:42-05:00

PayForED believes understanding the financial outcome of the college decision should be a key decision point when comparing award letters.  We have compiled six items to consider when comparing award letter.  Our goal is to help families review and clarify the "bottom line"or "net cost" of each college listed on their award letter.  Today, student [...]

Top Six Items to Consider when Comparing Award Letters2019-03-22T20:07:42-05:00

Financial Aid Award Letters Decoded: Financing Aid Shopping Sheet Updated

2019-03-14T13:47:57-05:00

Prospective students are facing confusion on the total cost of college due to the absence of universal terminology and formatting on the financial aid award letter they receive.  This lack of clarity on the Financial Aid Award letters occurs because a standardized letter is not mandated by the Department of Education.  It makes it confusing [...]

Financial Aid Award Letters Decoded: Financing Aid Shopping Sheet Updated2019-03-14T13:47:57-05:00

Financial Aid Award Letter: What is the difference between a Scholarship and Grant

2019-03-11T10:40:14-05:00

The college financial aid award letters are starting to arrive to college bound students.  The PayForED series on Decoding the Financial Award Letter was developed to help students and parents diffuse some of the confusion regarding the award letter.  Our series of articles and videos provide families the essential information they need to make a [...]

Financial Aid Award Letter: What is the difference between a Scholarship and Grant2019-03-11T10:40:14-05:00

PayForED founder, Fred Amrein will appear on Wharton Business Radio

2019-01-29T15:25:38-05:00

Wharton Business Radio will be hosting a radio program on Your Money today, January 29th, 2019 @ 5:00 PM EST on Sirius Radio Channel 132. Fred will be answering questions from the callers and host Kent Smetters regarding College Affordability.

PayForED founder, Fred Amrein will appear on Wharton Business Radio2019-01-29T15:25:38-05:00

Decoding the Financial Aid Award Letter

2019-03-11T11:34:33-05:00

Parents and students often find it difficult to understand the financial aid award letters they receive from each college.  PayForED has developed a new program called "Decoding the Financial Aid Award Letter.”  It is a series of blog articles, videos and webinars starting in January and will run through May.  Our program will review the different aspects of [...]

Decoding the Financial Aid Award Letter2019-03-11T11:34:33-05:00

PayForED App is here!

2019-01-29T10:16:27-05:00

The PayForED App is here! Our easy five-step process allows families to customize a 4-year projection of college cost and student debt by each college. This solution is a powerful tool that helps parents and students navigate this complex decision easily. The PayForED App is geared to the parents and high school students who are [...]

PayForED App is here!2019-01-29T10:16:27-05:00

2018 PayForED Year End Tips

2018-12-20T17:51:38-05:00

Year End College Financial Aid & Student Loan Planning  This is 2018 PayForED Year End Tips for College Financial Aid & Student Loan Planning.  Our goal is to inform families and student loan borrowers of the various planning topics so that they can make financial adjustments before the end of year. As college costs and [...]

2018 PayForED Year End Tips2018-12-20T17:51:38-05:00

PayForED Announces an Exciting New Scholarship

2018-12-30T13:22:31-05:00

PayForED is offering a Scholarship Sweepstakes that will award $1,000 to a college-bound student to help pay for college. The Scholarship Sweepstakes will run between December 17, 2018 and March 1, 2019 with a scholarship winner chosen in late March. “We at PayForED recognize that information is key to making the best decisions about paying [...]

PayForED Announces an Exciting New Scholarship2018-12-30T13:22:31-05:00

PayForED Scholarship Search Announcement

2018-12-03T14:48:05-05:00

PayForED Scholarship Search Announcement Pay For ED Scholarship Search As part of the PayForED mission, our company is continually trying to improve the customer experience and knowledge.  With this in mind, Pay For ED is excited to announce that there is a new enhancement to our website.  We will now have a Scholarship [...]

PayForED Scholarship Search Announcement2018-12-03T14:48:05-05:00