Understanding Financial Aid Calculators

By Westface College Planning | September 8, 2022
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Hi Friend, It’s September!  Are you prepared for fall? As we ring in the new school year–whether high school or college–planning ahead remains a vital factor in staying one step ahead of the financial…

Understanding How Financial Aid Calculators Work 

By Westface College Planning | September 1, 2022

For all the seniors and parents who have been on the hunt for the information needed to complete the FAFSA and CSS Profile financial aid applications, you may have come across the idea of…

Changes to Financial Aid may Increase Future College Costs

By Westface College Planning | August 8, 2022

Hi Friend, August has arrived and summer is beginning to wind down. As kids go back to school, some parents are starting to worry about how they’ll pay for college and some about how…

College Costs Will Double or Triple for Many Families 

By Westface College Planning | August 1, 2022
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Guest blogger, Beth V. Walker, is a wealth advisor with Carson Wealth Management, the founder of Center for College Solutions, and the author of “Never Pay Retail for College.” This article was originally written for ReThinking65.…

Understanding College Funding

By Westface College Planning | July 8, 2022

Hi Friend, Summer is a time for relaxation and adventures with family and friends. Time away from school is important for students and allows for a much-needed break. Summer is also a good time…

Understanding How College Funding Works

By Westface College Planning | July 1, 2022

College financial aid pays for the difference between what a school costs to attend and the amount a family will pay from their own money. College financial aid can be a mixture of scholarships,…

Federal Student Loan Interest Rates Up 1%

By Westface College Planning | June 8, 2022

Hi Friend, June and summer are finally here. We want to wish our graduating seniors a huge congratulations!  There is more good news. With the current job market, your college graduate shouldn’t struggle to…

Federal Student Loan Interest Rates Going Up More Than 1% for 2022-23

By Westface College Planning | June 1, 2022

Federal college loans are about to become more expensive. Federal student loan interest rates are increasing this summer by more than one percentage point. The new rates will take effect on July 1, 2022. …