Lowering College Costs—To Live at Home or Not To Live at Home?

That is the question if your child is considering staying on campus during college, and if you will have to pay for them to do so. Certainly, living on campus would be a great experience for your child—but really think about if you can afford it. Washington Post columnist Michelle Singletary revisits how to lower college costs and urges parents to reconsider what costs are truly necessary. The decision to attend college is a major one that affects not just your child’s life, but yours as well—emotionally and financially.

What are your thoughts on the on-campus versus off-campus experience? Is it worth the price? Let us know—we’d love to hear from you!

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