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Our informative workshop Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College helps families navigate the rules of saving and paying for college!

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Who is The College Funding Coach®?

The College Funding Coach® was founded in 2002 to help families better understand the complex strategies for paying for college and making higher education more affordable. Since that time, The College Funding Coach® team has been on a mission to help families make the college dream a reality...and still retire one day.

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In our Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College workshop you will learn:

How to avoid jeopardizing your retirement nest egg

Effective ways to simultaneously save AND pay for college

Advantages and disadvantages of various financial strategies, including 529 plans

Strategies to pay for multiple children attending college at the same time

How to recapture out of pocket college costs

Upcoming Workshops

These are our next three upcoming workshops. To see more, click the button below to see them all, or to find a workshop near you.

Leslie H. Walton Middle School

October 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Leslie H. Walton Middle School
4217 Red Hill Road
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
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The Potomac School

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Potomac School
1301 Potomac School Road
McLean, VA 22101
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Dent Middle School

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dent Middle School
2721 Decker Blvd
Columbia, SC 29206
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