Top 5 ways to evaluate a college in the COVID-19 world

By Online Media Source / June 5, 2020

This a guest post from Chris Willis, President of  College Inside Track. For more information on this topic, The College Funding Coach and College Inside Track will be having a collaborative webinar on June 23rd at 12 pm. To register, click here. Can’t visit the colleges you are considering? Here are 5 best practices from…

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Simplifying the Student Loan Process

By Online Media Source / May 27, 2020

This post is brought to you by our partner, LeverEdge. Their organization works with families to get the best loans through collective bargaining. To join their initiative for free, follow the link above. When I got into Harvard Business School, I realized what a nightmare student loans truly were; the whole student loan process was…

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Gateway Financial Advisors, Inc. Podcast

By Online Media Source / May 26, 2020

Gateway Financial Inc. · Brock T. Jolly-The College Funding Coach NEW PODCAST! This week, we interviewed Brock T. Jolly, The College Funding Coach. His goal with being the founder of The College Funding Coach, was to help parents send their kids to college without sacrificing their retirement. Listen in to learn more about his company…

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COVID-19 hits college savings plans

By Online Media Source / April 9, 2020

Age-based portfolios have improved in design over the past several years, but some investors have been hit harder than others   April 8, 2020 By Emile Hallez Source: This year’s market volatility tied to COVID-19 has affected nearly all investors – including students who will soon start their first semester of college. The stock market…

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How to Calculate the ROI of Your College Degree

By Online Media Source / March 3, 2020

This is a guest post from Edmit. Key Takeaways: College costs are high, even taking financial aid into account. On average, college has a positive ROI for graduates. Your costs, how long you take to graduate, and economic conditions will impact your ROI. There are also considerable differences in ROI based on the major, graduate…

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14 Ways to Minimize Student Loans

By Online Media Source / February 26, 2020

This post focuses on undergrad student loans. Putting the Student Loan Problem in Perspective In total, 44 million Americans owe about $1.6 trillion in student debt. About 70 percent of college grads have student debt when they graduate, with the average student having about $37,000 in loans. These statistics look really scary, but the story…

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3 tips for having the college money talk

By Online Media Source / February 12, 2020

By Chris Wills | January 30, 2020 In our work of helping families navigate the college process. it continually shocks me how few have not had the “money talk,” either between the parents and/or between parents and child. Given the cost of college today, this is highly irresponsible at best, if not downright dangerous. I…

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Schools That Cover 100% of Your Financial Need

By Online Media Source / January 15, 2020

This is a guest post from Edmit. We have great news! There are a lot of schools across the United States that cover 100% of student financial need. Getting 100% of your financial need covered doesn’t necessarily mean that you won’t have to pay for some of your college expenses. This will depend on your demonstrated…

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Average College Tuition In America

By Online Media Source / October 10, 2019

Overview: The Current Situation of Student Loan Debt Is a college diploma even worth it in 2019? In recent years, college has been the logical next step for many high school graduates who are eager to gain more knowledge, develop their skills, and ultimately accelerate their careers. But are all these high school graduates ready…

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For Divorced Couples, College Student Aid Is Based on a Number of Factors

By Online Media Source / April 18, 2019

There are seven questions that determine who the custodial parent is. Motley Fool Staff (the_motley_fool) Apr 18, 2018 at 12:06PM In this segment from the episode of Motley Fool Answers, Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick interview Brock Jolly and Tim McFillin from about how financial aid is decided for students with divorced parents. There’s…

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