July 2016 Newsletter: Federal Student Loan Rates are Dropping

It’s July!  We hope you made some wonderful memories this Independence Day.

Exciting news: Federal student loan rates are decreasing! Read the full story in this month’s Featured Find.

For our upcoming seniors, share our Senior Scoop to nudge them in the right direction and get the ball rolling to plan their college dream.

We want to help you take your next step on the path to creating a clear college funding plan.

Sign up for an upcoming workshop (details below ) or give me a call today.

  5d778bb1-f525-4d34-87e8-a657bf474f40All the best,
  Beatrice Schultz, CFP®
  Westface College Planning 
  WA: (360) 818-7728 | CA: (650) 587-1517 
  1498 SE Tech Center Place, Ste 385

  Vancouver, WA 98683

Featured Find

Rates on Federal Student Loans are Falling

Want to boost your chances for college financial aid? Start early – as in, before your child’s sophomore year of high school.

Until your child is a high school senior, you don’t have to tangle with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (aka the FAFSA), the form that determines your family’s eligibility for financial aid.

But experts say it’s worth estimating your aid ahead of time, and employ (legal) strategies to essentially work the formula and make you appear less affluent on paper.

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How to Survive Paying for College Workshops & Webinars

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Most parents are not financially prepared to enter the most expensive time period of their lives: covering their child’s college education.

Our 1-hour workshops provide steps you can take right now to assure you understand the cost of attendance and how you can afford college without jeopardizing your retirement.

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Senior Scoop

Make Summer 2016 Your Best Yet

Seniors: Heat, BBQs, and vacations all mix into the perfect recipe for a memorable summer. 
It’s completely normal to spend your months off hanging out with friends (everyone deserves time to relax!).

In your down time, get the college planning train rolling. Even if only for an hour a week, it all counts.

Summer of Planning

1.  Research : Begin by looking into your  interests . What types of careers could you see yourself pursuing? What majors fall into those fields? From here begin finding schools that focus on those subjects and have positive reputations and retention rates.

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About Westface College Planning

If you are a typical parent with college bound students, you’re probably overwhelmed by all the research necessary to help your sons and daughters make the right choices and prevent overpaying for their education.

You are not alone!

Get the facts. Educate yourself to potentially save tens of thousands of dollars on a single college education. Parents of more than one child heading to college in the next few years, can save even more.

At Westface College Planning, we work with families to help you plan for and navigate the “paying for college” process. We teach you how to minimize your out-of-pocket expenses, maximize financial aid eligibility, understand the best way to navigate through the college selection process and prioritize your sources of college funds to protect your life savings!

Sign up for a free workshop or webinar or call to schedule a complimentary college funding consultation today.

More information at WestfaceCollegePlanning.com.

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If you’re a typical parent with college-bound students, you’re probably overwhelmed. You want to help your sons and daughters make the right choices and prevent overpaying for their education. You’re not alone! We’re here to help. Schedule your free consultation today – click below to get started!

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How to Survive Paying for College

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Join Beatrice Schultz, CFP® for our on-demand webinar, where she provides parents with the exact steps that often greatly lower the cost of college, even if there’s little time to prepare.