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It’s Time… Get the Facts on the FAFSA – Webinar (Jan. 14th @ 7pm)

Did you know up to 70% of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) applications are either incomplete or have errors?  This causes delays in processing, or worse, denial of aid that should be approved?  Completing the FAFSA correctly can help you significantly lower the rising cost of college.  But if completed incorrectly, it…

How to Score an Athletic Scholarship

Seniors: Do you love nothing more than to strap on your athletic uniform and practice your favorite sport?  Do you think you might have a shot at an athletic scholarship?  If so, it’s extremely important to do your research.  Here are some general tips to find out if an athletic scholarship is right for you: Start early.  The…

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4 Tax-Saving Strategies for College Funding

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 also save on your yearly tax bill. Depending on how much college costs, it’s possible to use tax strategies to save as much…

November Newsletter 2014: How to Pay for College Workshops, PLUS Loan Caution, Get Financially Fit & More

November Newsletter 2014 It’s November, and we’re quickly approaching the much-anticipated holiday season! If you live near Davis or Belmont, get ready, because this month we are hosting “How to Pay for College” workshops in your neighborhood!  Everyone is welcome: Bring your friends and family!  Space may be limited, so please reserve your seat today. PLUS (Parent Loans for…

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What to Know About the Federal Pell Grant

It’s no secret that student loans not only inherently carry a huge financial burden.  Without a cushy, high-income job at the get-go of your career, students are forced to deal with years of monthly payments, potentially tallying up to 20 years or more.  Your instinct is likely to avoid loans like the plague.  Thankfully, other…

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October Newsletter 2014: Student Loan Apocalypse, CSS Profile & More

October Newsletter 2014 It’s October! Is your student considering one of the 300+ colleges that require the CSS Profile application as well as the FAFSA application to qualify for financial aid? If your answer is a definite “yes”, and your student is applying Early Action or Early Decision, make sure to check the deadline for your…