How to Avoid a College Student “Boomerang Disaster”

We see it all too often, kids fall in love with a college, manage to get into that college, GO to that college, and then…   …Come home?   Sadly, many kids come home with their tails between their legs days, or weeks after they make it to their “Dream Schools.”   Listen to this…

Financial Aid Applications – The Scoop on FAFSA & the CSS Profile

How to figure out which financial aid applications you must file, WHEN to file and how to avoid costly mistakes!   Covered topics: Which colleges require the CSS Profile (and why you should care) What happens if you make a mistake on the financial aid applications Which kinds of savings accounts penalize you more than…

Early Action, Early Decision and Other Ways to Apply to College

This episode walks you through all the various and sundry ways to apply to college… …and whether applying early makes sense for you!   Topics include: Does EA help you get money? How much does ED really help you get into college, anyway? Does ED hurt your chances of getting money? More!   Thanks for…

“Secrets” of Paying Wholesale Prices for College…No Matter What You Earn

“Secrets” of Paying Wholesale Prices for College…No Matter What You Earn Originally a live webinar,  topics included: *How six-figure-earning families can qualify for tuition discounts of 49.1% or more * How the financial aid formulas punish you if you saved for college, live below your means and pay your bills…AND how you can level the…

Parent Self-Sabotages Financial Aid Award

Gather round the podcast fire and I’ll tell you the sad tale of a parent – actually, two different parents — who shot themselves in the collected feet by committing two EASILY avoidable, silly mistakes.   I’m not judging, because I and, if you’re honest, you can relate to the case studies in this episode.…