How can we afford college?

Question: Our family's income is in the $20-30,000 range. We have two teenagers who will be ready for college soon. We live from paycheck to paycheck. How can we possibly afford a four-year, private college education?

Welcome to the club. Your situation is typical of thousands of American families. The problem is the lack of quality financial aid information and families' reluctance or inability to dig out that information.

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