Using the Equity in Your Home to Pay for College – Good or Bad Idea?

By Demetrius Doss / July 16, 2020

With the cost of college continuing to skyrocket, parents are now looking under every rock and hard place to try and find resources to pay for their student’s college education. One of these available options could be the equity in your home.  Some parents, especially those who realize their child will probably not receive need-based…

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The FAFSA vs CSS Profile for Divorced Parents

By Demetrius Doss / January 7, 2020

This post was originally published on May 13, 2019. It was updated on January 7, 2020. No One Enjoys This Stuff…But It’s Crucial No matter where I am presenting my college funding workshop, there is always one common denominator: When I start discussing the FAFSA and CSS Profile I am met with a multitude of…

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The EFC Mumbo Jumbo

By Demetrius Doss / May 30, 2019

After giving almost a hundred college funding workshops on the East Coast in the past three years, one of the most common questions I receive is this: “In layman terms, can you explain all this EFC stuff?” It’s a simple question that should have a simple answer. Per the FAFSA website, the EFC (Expected Family…

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