August 2015 Newsletter
Parents: It’s Time for YOU to Go Back to School!
It’s August! Rising seniors are gearing up for their last year of high school, and for some, their final encounter with Algebra.
Beatrice Schultz, CFP®
Westface College Planning
College Funding Specialist
Start College Kids with Bank Accounts,
Not Credit Cards
“If you want your college student to learn money management skills, get him or her a checkbook instead of a credit card.In fact, a recent survey of 42,000 first-year college students found that the earlier teenagers had access to credit cards, the less prepared they felt for managing their own money in college.”
“Tackling the Runaway Costs of College” Workshops & Webinars
Most parents are not financially prepared to enter the most expensive time period of their lives: covering their child’s college education.
Our 1-hour workshops provide steps you can take right now to assure you understand the cost of attendance and how you can afford college without jeopardizing your retirement.
Our next upcoming workshops are:
- How to Survive Paying for College Workshop
Wednesday, August 19th – 6 to 8PM
Westface College Planning
990 Industrial Road, Suite 201
San Carlos, CA 94070
2015-16 Common App Launches: What Changes to Expect
Seniors: Are you ready for the Common Application? As of August 1st, the Common App opened for the 2015-16 term.
If you’re unfamiliar with the idea of Common App, it was created with the intention to save students a load of time applying. Their service allows you to combine applications and essays into one submission.
About 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!
1st Photo Credit: Josh McKible
More information at WestfaceCollegePlanning.com.
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