As a single mom, you have plenty of things on your plate. Between working a full-time job, running errands, cooking meals, and making sure your kids are happy and healthy, there is enough going on without anything extra to worry about. But in the back of your mind, you are already thinking about college for your kids. Naturally, you want the best for them. College is something they should look forward to like anyone else, and yet the problem of paying for tuition looms in the distance.
It might seem like the easiest thing to do is to take out loans and worry about paying them back later. In reality, this will only make matters worse. Loan debt hangs around for years–almost 2 million people over the age of 60 are still paying back student loans. Multiply that by the amount of kids you have, and your loans could stay with you your whole life! Rather than dismiss the idea of college altogether, though, start getting informed.
Find out more with this helpful infographic and take heart. There are ways to pay for college, you just have to do your homework and look at your options.