college financial planning
High school counselors often help students as part of the college planning process, but with a ratio of one counselor per 100 students, they’re limited in how much and how often they can help. This is why it’s important for parents to consider working with independent educational consultants. In this episode, we talk about working with consultants to make college planning easier, including how they can help, what you can expect, and why it’s so critical to start planning early.
Successfully planning for college requires a lot of work, especially for parents. They’re usually responsible for the financial side of things and need to provide guidance in other areas too. But students have several key responsibilities of their own, and in this article I’ll show you a breakdown of what parents and students should be working on individually and together.
Most parents want to help pay for their kids’ college and still have a comfortable retirement. In this article, I’ll show you how to do it by starting with a few important questions and the right strategies to help you plan.
College financial planning ultimately comes down to figuring out how you’re going to pay for college. Typically this is the responsibility of parents.
There are five key parts to a good college financial plan.