Do you have the right dates and events on your college planning calendar? Here are the 6 categories of events and to-dos you should include, so you can get organized, get on the right track, avoid conflicts, and reduce the stress of college planning.
Planning for college is a major task for every student and family, but if you’re in one of 11 key categories, it gets more complicated. In this blog article, I’ll show you the categories of families and students where college planning gets more completed, how things will be different for financial aid and important tasks you need to complete, and the challenges and opportunities available to you.
Major new changes to federal financial aid rules are going into effect this fall, and if you’re a high school guidance counselor, you probably have a lot of questions about the changes and what they mean for the students and families you advise. Here’s what’s changing and what you need to know so you can provide accurate advice and links to helpful resources for your students.
When you’re investing in a 529 college savings plan, it’s important to understand the advanced strategies you can use to potentially maximize your savings growth, take advantage of tax benefits, and protect your investment. In this episode of the Taming the High Cost of College Podcast, John Munley and I wrap up our four-episode series on 529 plans with a great discussion of how you can take your savings strategies to the next level. Listen Now…
529 college savings plans are one of the most popular ways to save and grow money for college. But they’re not the only option. In this episode of the Taming the High Cost of College Podcast, John Munley and I talk about 529 plans and other investment options, the pros and cons of each, and some of the best strategies you can use to potentially maximize benefits for your student and family. Listen Now…
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.