How to Limit Your Teenager’s Stress During Exam Time

It’s the most wonderful time of year, with joyous thoughts of the holidays and decorating, buying just the right presents, parties, getting holiday cards, and final exams for your teenager. This time of year can be fun, but it can also be stressful for everyone in the family. We are running around, trying to...

Why It Pays to Share Our Stories With Our Kids

This week our family will make our annual pilgrimage to my in-laws’ house to celebrate Thanksgiving. It has become our tradition for many years, and I love it. They live in the quaint small town of Hendersonville, NC. This year I will be participating in the City of Hendersonville Turkey Trot for my 5th year...

The Secret to Saving Money When Paying for College

The number one challenge for parents with teenagers is paying for college. Let’s look at the numbers. $20,000 (average cost of college per year) x 4 = $80,000 That is if your child goes to school for just four years. Research shows that the average length has gone from four to six years. If...

Campus Visit Questions – FREE Download

Are you and your child planning for college visits? You want to make sure you make the most out of the tours and not feeling, “I wished I asked about …” Download our Campus Tour Starter Questions to help you start putting together your list of questions. We just need your first name and...

How to Increase Your Child’s College Knowledge

I recently had the opportunity to work with these girl scouts towards their college knowledge badge. The badge has a variety of requirements they can do to earn the badge. The main steps include: Step 1: Explore your college search options Step 2: Start the admissions process Step 3: Make a financial plan Step...

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