Planning for college can never start too early.

If you’re a typical parent with college-bound students, you’re probably overwhelmed.
You want to help your sons and daughters make the right choices and prevent
overpaying for their education. You’re not alone!

We’re here to help.

At Westface College Planning, Beatrice Schultz, CFP® teaches you how to:

  •  Minimize your out-of-pocket expenses
  •  Maximize financial aid eligibility
  •  Evaluate Cost of Attendance (C0A)
  •  Understand the FAFSA & the CSS Profile
  •  Compare Public vs. Private Costs – Know the Facts
  •  Develop Best Practices for School Selection

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How to Survive Paying for College

Join Beatrice Schultz, CFP® for our on-demand webinar, where she provides parents with the exact steps that often greatly lower the cost of college, even if there’s little time to prepare.

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Hi Friend, Happy Holidays! We hope you get the opportunity to relax and recharge during the winter break.  The Department of Education has announced that the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be available by December 31, 2023. There will likely be a delay in processing the FAFSA after the updated…