Financial AidAs your child gets closer to heading off to college and you're not certain that your investments will cover college costs you may wonder about financial aid. Use these resources to learn more about qualifying for financial aid and some of the federal and private loan options that may be available to you. Use the links below for more information.
Even if your child is years away from hitting the books, there are some basics to consider now that should improve your chances of getting the help you need. Learn more about understanding the financial aid formula.
Another option for financing an undergraduate dependent’s education is with a Federal PLUS Loan for parents.
A great option for students who are studying beyond their undergraduate degree is the Federal PLUS Loan for graduate and professional students.
Wells Fargo offers private loans for undergraduate students and for graduate students who need money in addition to their federal loans to cover the cost of education. Wells Fargo offers private loans for undergraduate and graduate degree programs, career and professional certification, law and MBA programs, and health professions programs.
Rules governing both traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs have been amended to allow withdrawals for qualified higher education expenses. The money can go toward college for you, your children, or grandchildren. Learn more about tapping retirement funds to pay for college.