It’s no secret. College tuition prices keep rising. In some recent articles (What drives up the rising cost of college tuition? and Addressing the rising cost of tuition) I discussed the problem in detail, asking the question, “Will it ever end?” In another article on this site (What will the cost of tuition be by… Read More


If you have a teen headed to college or are contemplating higher education yourself, you might wonder why college costs keep rising. There is one thing you can be sure of in life: college tuition will rise every year. Prices rise and fall all around us, but tuition never goes down. The National Center for… Read More


The New York Times reported late last year the findings of the College Board’s 2010 annual reports.  As state financing dwindled, four-year public universities increased their published tuition and fees almost 8 percent, to an average of $7,605. When room and board is included, the average in-state student at a public university now pays $16,140… Read More


During these tough economic times, everyone is finding ways to cut costs. Pinching pennies and forgoing that latte can add up, but what about paying less for those college expenses: tuition, room and board, books, and meals. Until our economy picks up and catches up with the rising cost of tuition, parents and students need… Read More