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October 2012: College IS an Investment & More

Happy October! It’s the month of tricks and treats but there’s no need to be scared by college deadlines. This is the perfect time for parents of juniors and seniors to start taking steps to maximize your family’s financial aid eligibility. This past weekend’s College Smart Radio – Tackling the Runaway Costs of College show…

September 2012: College Smart Radio Debuts & More

Happy September! Now that school is back in session, this is the perfect time for you and your student to start taking steps to make college more affordable. If you have more questions than answers, make sure you reserve a seat at this Thursday’s Back-To-School College Funding Workshop – I’ll give you some great tools…

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August 2012: The Recession’s Affect on College Financing & More

Greetings! Happy August! As summer begins to wind down, now is the time many parents of this year’s juniors and seniors start thinking about how they’re going to pay for college. Do you have questions? Make sure you don’t miss my back-to-school college funding workshop. I’ll give you some great tools and resources to use,…

July 2012: College’s True Cost & More

Greetings! Happy July! Yes, it’s summer, but your student doesn’t need to waste these precious months. There are a lot of ways they can be preparing for college – despite being out of school. Need some ideas? Check out our “Senior Scoop” for helpful suggestions! The college planning process is full of difficult questions and…

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June 2012: Top 10 Financial Aid Tips & More

Greetings! Happy June! Is your student finishing up their Junior year? Now is the time for them to start seriously considering where they want to go to school after high school, and transition into the role of “college-bound Seniors.” Encourage your son or daughter to start thinking about how far away they want to be…

May 2012: Creating a College Budget & More

Greetings! Happy May! Most seniors have picked their college by now – Congratulations! There’s still a lot for them to do to prepare, though! Have you taught them how to manage their money? In this month’s Senior Scoop, I offer advice for teaching your teenager how to create and stick to a college budget. The…