College Planning Jumpstart
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Learn the best ways to plan and save for college.

Don't stress over how to pay for college or find the right school. In my College Planning Jumpstart video course, I'll show you how to find the right college, minimize your costs, and put your student on the path to a bright future.

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Brad Baldridge

Brad Baldridge, College Funding Specialist and chief podcaster at Taming the High Cost of College.

"I won't give you hype or empty promises. I'll teach you proven strategies and help you achieve real results." - Brad Baldridge, College Funding Specialist

The College Planning Jumpstart video course will teach you everything you need to know about:

How to Pay for College

  • How to save and find more money to pay for college.
  • The 6 ways to pay, including 4 you might be overlooking.
  • How much to save each month to meet your college goals.

How to Get Financial Aid

  • How to find free money to help you pay for college.
  • How to get money if you don't qualify for need-based aid.
  • The 4 types of aid and the 4 sources that provide it.

Getting Student Loans

  • When loans are a good idea and when they're not.
  • How to pay for college without burying yourself in debt.
  • How to do loans the right way if you use them.

Preparing for College Testing

  • The new testing reality in the wake of COVID-19.
  • Why testing is now optional at many colleges.
  • Deciding whether to invest time and money in testing and prep.

Applying for Scholarships

  • Determining if scholarships are a good option for your student.
  • The types of scholarships and how to apply for them.
  • Tricks to find scholarships that are the right fit.

Choosing the RIght College

  • How to find the right school for your goals and budget.
  • Why private colleges cost much less than you probably think.
  • How to use college visits to help save money and avoid the wrong school.

Learn More Than 99% Of Parents

I’ll teach you strategies and tips that most families never learn and don’t realize are available. These strategies can save you as much as thousands on your college costs while increasing your student’s chances of admission and academic success. 

Get The Full Video Course For Just $199

Purchase my complete video course at for just $199, plus you'll get a free bonus 1-hour consultation with me, which you can redeem and schedule at any time.


Is This Course For You?

• Are you the parent or guardian of a college-bound student?

• Are you worried about paying for college?

• Would you like to know the secrets to save more for college and actually reduce your costs?  

• Do you want to find a school that’s a great fit for your student?  

• Would you like to increase your student’s chances of admission?  

• Do you know that your student may qualify for scholarships or financial aid, even if you don’t qualify for need-based aid?  

• Do you want to know the best ways to prepare for the ACT and SAT?  

• Would you like to avoid the college planning mistakes that many families make?  

• Would you like to know how to pay for college with tax savings?  

• Do you want to give your student the best chance for a bright future? 

If you answered “yes” to some or all of these questions, this course is for you. I’ll show you proven strategies to help you save more and pay LESS for college, choose the right school, and put your student on the path to a successful career. 


30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee

No one should have to pay for something that isn’t worth your time. If you sign up and take this course, but it isn’t helpful for your family, I’ll give you a full refund. Just let me know within 30 days of the course’s completion, and I’ll refund your money with no questions asked. 

Bonus #1:

Personal Consultation

FREE 1-Hour Personalized Consultation!

For a limited time, if you sign up for the full course, you'll get an additional free 1-hour college planning consultation with me. Once you've begun the course, you can schedule a personalized planning and Q&A session with me, to answer any questions and provide expert advice on the topics you choose. 

Bonus #2:


Save $199 on a Full College Funding Plan

Many families prefer to have an expert guide them through the entire college planning process and help them develop their plan. As a Certified Financial Planner and College Funding Specialist, you can hire me to develop a full college funding plan personalized for your family.

We typically meet 4 to 5 times over the span of 18 months, to design and implement a complete college funding plan, including coaching and hands-on assistance with financial aid, scholarships, test prep, student loans, tax and cash flow planning, college visits and selection, and much more.

It’s all personalized for your family, based on your situation, preferences and the right strategies for you.

When you buy my College Planning Jumpstart course, I’ll give you a $199 discount toward the cost of a full college funding plan for your family. A full plan normally costs $1,749, but you’ll get one for just $1,550!  

My Story: Hi, I'm Brad.

I’m Brad Baldridge, a College Funding Specialist and chief podcaster at Taming the High Cost of College.

I help families plan and save for college. I provide expert guidance, customized planning services, and the latest tax, cash flow, and academic strategies.  

I have 13 years of experience working with families on college planning, where I seek to significantly reduce their college costs. I also specialize in helping students earn admission to their preferred school and realize their college dreams.

Brad Baldridge

If you're on the fence...

Consider how much it’s worth to your family to save time, reduce stress, and save up to thousands of dollars on your college costs.  

Sending kids off to college can be one of the most stressful and confusing times for families. It’s easy to get lost in endless information, paperwork, and indecision.  

But my course is an easy and inexpensive way to avoid panic and confusion and learn how to plan and pay for college the right way. I’ll help you understand the best college choices and funding options for your family, how to reduce your costs, and how to develop a plan to make the whole process easier.  

Best of all, there’s a 30-day money back guarantee, so there’s truly no risk. You have up to 30 days after the completion of the course to request a full refund if I don’t deliver on your expectations.  

Sign Up for the Course Now!

Here's a reminder of what you'll get: 

  • Multiple modules loaded with helpful lessons 
  •  A free 1-hour family consultation 
  •  1-year access to the course via
  •  $199 discount toward a full college funding plan (no obligation to buy)  

Get it all for just $199!