Tim McFillin, CLTC

Office Location

1593 Spring Hill Rd. Suite 500E
Vienna, VA 22182


Tim is a proud Virginia native. He grew up in Vienna and attended Bishop Denis J. O’Connell H.S. in Arlington. He then went on to attend the University of Virginia where he graduated with degrees in Finance and Psychology. While attending UVA, Tim was Vice President of the Economics Club, volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, and was a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.

In addition to donating to the Washington Humane Society, Tim volunteers and organizes charity events for the Lost Dog & Cat Rescue Foundation. He is also the main supporter for the Best Runners charity group, which helps local DC area food drives, the victims of natural disaster, and pays for expensive surgeries for those with life threatening medical conditions and no health insurance.

Tim is truly passionate about helping families find smart ways to fund the rising cost of education. He is extremely knowledgeable and takes great pride in helping parents and students implement strategies to reduce their out-of-pocket costs. Please reach out to him via email at tmcfillin@thecollegefundingcoach.com or call his office at 703-394-7185 to learn more about how he might be able to help your family as well!

Here is Tim’s blog regarding why out-of-state school may be cheaper than in-state:

Consider Going Out of State for College

Please listen to his podcast with a Virginia mom who helped get her son a $150,000 scholarship after attending The College Funding Coach workshop and complimentary consultation:

This Smart Virginia Mom Got Her Son a $150,000 Scholarship

Lastly, Tim was also recently featured on the popular Motley Fool Answers podcast! Please check out these 5 video segments below about “The Top 5 Myths about Financial Aid.”

Even if you have a lot of assets, your student may still qualify for aid: https://www.fool.com/investing/2018/04/18/even-if-you-have-a-lot-of-assets-your-college-stud.aspx

When it comes to paying for college, don’t forget the FAFSA:

529 plans may not keep you student from receiving aid:

For divorced couples, financial aid is based on the custodial parent:

The Weirdest College Traditions: