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Student Loan Repayment Pause Extended to May 1, 2022

Hi Friend, It’s January! Happy New Year from all of us at Westface College Planning! Do you have any resolutions to tackle? Let’s make 2022 a financially fit year! A great Christmas gift was given to federal student loans borrowers! If you aren’t currently paying back your federal student loans, you just got another extension before you…

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You’ve Applied for Financial Aid. Here’s Your Next Steps

Submitting the FAFSA is a big step in the financial aid process. Yet, more often than not, there are additional forms and applications to be completed in order to help your family receive the maximum amount of financial aid. Often we forget about additional forms or supplemental applications, even if we get reminders or email…

Studying in the UK Can Save You Time and Money

Hi Friend,  It’s December! There are many 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! Has your student considered stepping out of their comfort zone and studying in the UK? UK Universities can be a good choice for…

Guide to the College Transfer Process

Guest blogger, Fred Amrein, is the founder of PayingForED Luckily, at most state and private colleges and universities, the equity in your primary With the coronavirus impacting the college experience, many families may be rethinking their college expenses or current institution. The college transfer process is not a new issue or an easy one. According to the…

Good College Planning is Good Retirement Planning

Hi Friend, November is here! The holiday season is just around the corner. The past 20 months of the COVID-19 pandemic have been tough for many. The COVID 19 Emergency Relief Package has offered relief for students and families in the form of student loan interest forgiveness, tuition assistance and emergency grants. Check out StudentAid.gov for a list of…

Failing: Advisors’ Approach to College Planning

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. A paradigm shift is needed for paying for college Conventional wisdom continues to fall short in arming families…