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What Is A 529 Plan And What You Need To Know About It

With the costs of a higher education continuing to rise, one college financial planning strategy many families use to invest in is a 529 plan. Authorized by Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code, 529 plans are legally known as “qualified tuition plans,” and are “sponsored by states, state agencies or educational institutions.” 529 plans…

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Student Loans Got You Down? Take Control Now!

The entire team at Westface College Planning wishes you a fortuitous New Year! Along with setting resolutions, now is the perfect time to tackle college planning goals to ensure you and your student are financially fit for this important life stage. If you have any questions about the best strategies for 2020, give us a call!…

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Score Money For Your Athlete, Beat College-Bound Stress & More!

Happy December! The merriment and bustle of the holiday season are upon us, and that means there are plenty of year-end college prep to-dos for families and students to wrap up. If you have questions or need help with your college funding plan, give us a call! Is your athletic student interested in playing their…

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Who Should File Financial Aid Applications? EVERYONE!

Happy November! We’ve been very busy the past few weeks and are thrilled to announce that the new Westface College Planning website has officially launched! The site is packed full of tips for creating a college funding plan, insights for families and students, our free on-demand webinar and much more. Pop on over and let us know…

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Score Big and Get Financial Aid For Athletes

Your student participates in high school sports and has become a promising athlete. With college on the horizon, you might be asking yourself two questions. First, can their skills at sports tie into their future at college? And if so, are there steps you can take to secure financial aid for athletes or land an…

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5 Reasons Why EVERYONE Should Apply for Financial Aid

One of the most common questions I hear is, “Don’t I make too much to apply for financial aid?” This is an excellent question. If you earn a high income, own a nice home or two and have money saved for college and retirement, why would you bother completing those cumbersome and intrusive financial aid…