Head Of The Class

By Jerilyn Klein Bier Published September 2017 on Financial Advisor Magazine When financial planner Beth Walker’s son was born in 2002, she used the College Board’s cost calculator to project how much it would cost to send him to college. “I was literally blown away,” she says, by the $250,000 estimate. She was sure there had to be a better … [Read more...]

Never Pay Retail for College

An excerpt from Never Pay Retail for College by Beth Walker. If what you thought you knew about college turned out not to be true, when would you want to know? As soon as possible? In time to do something about it? I’m so glad you’ve found this book. In these pages, I will share with you the sobering news about higher education as it exists … [Read more...]

2016 Dare 2B Digital Conference & Innovation Challenge

In only a few short weeks the 2016 Dare 2B Digital Conference will commence. This is Silicon Valley's premier STEAM event. Its purpose is to give young women from 7th – 10th grade a taste of the widespread permeation of computer technology in our world today.  They’ll go over the basics of obtaining a future degree in computer science or … [Read more...]

Harvard Accepts $400 Million Endowment

Once again, the spotlight is being shined on college endowments.  At the start of the year, a mass of articles flooded in reporting the top colleges who raked in the highest dollar amount in endowments.  Harvard, the University of Texas, Yale, Stanford, and Princeton all took the top 5 spots, with the most substantial 11 percent growth by the … [Read more...]

Westface College Planning Awards $500 Grand Prize Scholarship

On Wednesday, April 9th, Beatrice Schultz of Westface College Planning handed out a larger-than-life check as a grand prize for the Peninsula Young Writers 4th Annual Writing Contest. As part of Westface College Planning's mission to support local high school students as well as the community, we proudly represented ourselves as the primary … [Read more...]