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June 2015 Newsletter: Student Loan Rate Set to Drop

June 2015 Newsletter

Stafford Loans Subject to Lower Interest Rates

It’s June, and summer marks the momentous transition from sophomore to junior, and junior to senior. A warm congratulations to any graduating seniors. You did it!
You next step is building your college funding plan, and I’m here to help. Sign up for a workshop or give me a call today!
All the best,
Beatrice Schultz, CFP®
Westface College Planning 
College Funding Specialist
(650) 587-1559

Featured Find

College Gets Cheaper: Federal Loan Rates Set To Drop For ’15-’16 Academic Year

“Well here’s a sentence you don’t see every day: it’s about to get cheaper to pay forcollege … Thanks to the results of Wednesday’s 10-year Treasury note auction, the rates on federal student loans will decrease by 0.37% for new loans disbursed on or after July 1, 2015.

… this 2.24% yield means that the rate on undergraduate federal Stafford loans will decrease to 4.29% (from 4.66%) for loans disbursed between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016.”


Upcoming “Tackling the Runaway Costs of College” Workshops & Webinars

Seating may be limited – Register to ensure your spot!

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.

Our next upcoming workshops are: 

Colleges That Change Lives

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Reinforcing Your College Search with “Colleges That  Change Lives”

Seniors (new and graduating):  June is the month of change.  Juniors rise to their highly anticipated senior level and seniors proudly accept their hard-earned diploma.  For those college-bound students, the process of a college search is over and can now become a memory.  For incoming seniors of ’17, however, it has only begun..
Any student burdening themselves with such thoughts requires the strength of outside support.  For knowledge of the college search process, look no further than CollegesThat Change Lives.  CTCL is on a mission to “dispel publicly held myths aboutcollege choice”.  Their desire is to educate families, helping students hone in on multiplecolleges fitting individual needs and their unique identity.

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.

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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.