College Degrees: The 3-Year Plan

By Westface College Planning | December 22, 2011

Colleges around the country are making it possible for students to earn a full college degree in just three years. Currently, the national average to earn a bachelor’s degree is 4.7 years, but an…

FAFSA: Your Gateway to Financial Aid

By Westface College Planning | December 20, 2011

There’s no question that the month of January is the month to complete the FAFSA (the Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Equally, there’s no question that the FAFSA is the gateway to billions…

College Related Tax Strategies to Consider Going Into 2012

By Westface College Planning | December 15, 2011

As 2011 draws to a close, it’s time to make decisions about tax strategies going into the New Year. If you have students in college and have paid tuition in 2011 for 2012 classes,…

Top 10 FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid

By Westface College Planning | December 8, 2011

Are you ready to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Because the government and colleges give aid on a first come, first serve basis, it’s important to be submit as early…

December 2011: All About the FAFSA Application & More

By Westface College Planning | December 5, 2011

Greetings! Are you ready to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Because the government gives aid on a first come, first serve basis, it’s important to submit your FAFSA as soon…

Asset Shifting as a Financial Aid Strategy

By Westface College Planning | December 1, 2011

Is Asset Shifting a feasible financial aid strategy when it comes to your son or daughter’s college education? Although it’s not used frequently, in some situations this can be a valuable strategy. Asset Shifting…

4 Tax Saving Strategies for College Funding

By Westface College Planning | November 24, 2011

It seems there are as many ways to save for college as there are colleges. It pays to do some research and understand ways you can not only save for your child’s education, but…

How to Get an Athletic Scholarship

By Westface College Planning | November 17, 2011

Does your student have athletic ability? Do you think he or she might have a chance at an athletic scholarship? If so, it’s extremely important to do your homework. Here are 7 tips to…