The average cost of an education increases each and every year. The average cost of a private education in 2008-2009 was $25,143, and this number is increasing each year.  This means more and more pople have to go deep into debt to pay for their college education. Fortunately, there are intelligent ways you can work to reduce the amount of debt you must take out. Explore the resources below to determine how much money you could potentially save through the use of grants.

  1. Student Tips for Shrinking your Student Debt. Click here to view tips from real college students who have worked to reduce their Textbook expenses.
  2. provides information on a slew of great educational resources available from the government. Find information about government grants, work study and other types of aid that can reduce the cost of your education.
  3. This is the web portal specifically for government grants.