If a friend casually asked you during a conversation whether you believe saving for college or retirement is at the top of your list, what would you say? Surprisingly, many harmonize a similar tune: retirement. Why, you may wonder? According to the Wall Street Journal, it’s a simple answer: strategies for retirement plans limit to saving, … [Read more...]
Welcome to Westface College Planning
If you are a typical parent with college bound students, you’re probably overwhelmed by all the research necessary to help your sons and daughters make the right choices and prevent overpaying for their education.
You are not alone!
Get the facts. Educate yourself to potentially save tens of thousands of dollars on a single college education. Parents of more than one child heading to college in the next few years, can save even more.
At Westface College Planning we work with families to help you plan for and navigate the “paying for college” process. We teach you how to minimize your out-of-pocket expenses, maximize financial aid eligibility, understand the best way to navigate through the college selection process and prioritize your sources of college funds to protect your life savings!
The college planning process is full of difficult questions and potentially expensive pitfalls. Whether your student is already in college, is a senior in high school or just starting their elementary school years, planning for college can never start too early. Reserve a seat in one of our workshops to take the first step on the path to creating a clear college funding plan that will not jeopardize your retirement.
Ask most adults what ranks as their #1 worry and they’ll most likely point to money and, subsequently, debt. Numbers don't lie, and they're pretty alarming; consumers racked up $2.4 trillion in debt in 2010. Not two billion, but trillion. From credit cards to mortgages, debt typically intertwines as the norm from the moment you begin your college … [Read more...]
It's July! We hope all of you enjoy July 4th and wish you a safe--and fun!-- holiday. Worried your student may not be utilizing their free time during these relaxing summer days? This month's Senior Scoop shares various means of productivity that will keep their mind stimulated and even nudge forward their college plan … [Read more...]
It’s no secret that one of the biggest downfalls for students manifests itself via loan debt, which causes a litany of other issues that affect them far past their graduation date. Recently Obama’s initiative to extend the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) program, intended to alleviate some of the student loan burden, has earned a great deal of … [Read more...]
Soon-to-be Seniors (and Juniors): We're smack dab in the middle of summer, and now that you've soaked up some sun and clocked in plenty of R&R, it's time to maximize your free time to its fullest. While you've been rightfully savoring your vacation days, you don't want to leave your mind rusty or completely fall behind on college planning. … [Read more...]