College articles to help you plan, save and pay for college

Planning for college should begin long before you start to apply. Learn how to prepare and pay for college with college planning tips from State Farm®.

Tips to help save for college

FAFSA® Facts Families Need to Know - State Farm®

FAFSA® stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. We'll explain the important things about FAFSA that can help pay for college.

Ways to Pay for College

Learn the average cost of college and ways you can start to save now such as 529, Coverdell and Uniform Gift to Minors. Let us help you by offering savings and debt reduction ideas.

Strategies to Save for College

When thinking about paying for college there are various choices to consider such as savings accounts, 529 plans, or U.S. Treasury security.

Insurance tips for college students

Helpful Car Insurance Tips for College Students

When your child goes away to college/university & leaves their car behind, here are options to lower your insurance premiums while they are away.

Insurance Tips for College Students and Their Belongings

Learn how your homeowners insurance policy protects your college student and their belongings while they are living in a residence hall or dorm.

Tips around college life

Mistakes College Students Make with Money

Money mistakes in college can have long-term implications. We review financial advice for college students and show you how to avoid common pitfalls.

How To Plan for College Visits

Planning for college visits can be exciting and stressful. We review how to narrow down the best places to visit and how to plan for these college tours.

Choosing the Right College: How to Help Your Child Decide

How can you help your high school graduate take the next step on their education path? Four parameters help you jump-start the conversation.

Repaying college debt

How COVID-19 Impacts Student Loan Repayments

The CARES Act provides temporary student loan forbearance on all federal student loans. We break it down, along with other changes to student loan funding.

What Is Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

Did you know if you work in the public sector, you could be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. Learn how it works.

How to Pay Off Student Loans Quickly

Learn ways to make repaying student loans more manageable.

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