How You Can Increase the Amount You Are Able to Pay.
If the amount of funding you have available from income and assets falls short of the amount you will need to pay for target schools, then there are a few options for you to consider that will help stretch your resources and increase the total amount you can pay for college.
Interest Free Monthly Payment Plans
Most colleges offer interest free payment plans that allow you to make smaller monthly payments over a 10 month period instead of larger lump sum payments at the beginning of each term.
Learn about Federal PLUS and other parent borrowing options.
Combination Payment Strategies
It is possible to combine options to most effectively maximize your resources.