How to Talk with Your Parents about Paying for College

By Online Media Source / November 23, 2020

Before you finalize your college list, make sure you and your parents are in synch about paying for college. Here are a few tips to help you and your parents have a productive discussion. Getting good grades, taking admissions tests, researching colleges, and completing applications are all part of the experience of applying to college.…

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The 2021-22 Financial Aid Season Kicked Off October 1 with the FAFSA

By Online Media Source / October 23, 2020

This is a guest post from John Hupalo, Founder of Invite Education and MyCollegeCorner.com. On October 1, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (“FAFSA”) was made available for high school seniors and college students enrolling for Academic Year 2021-22.  You read that right.  Even though it feels like the school year just started, colleges…

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College Tuition Is Negotiable: How Do I Take Advantage?

By Online Media Source / October 5, 2020

This is a guest post from Joel Peck, CPA, and Founder of GettingMoneyForCollege.com. The Myth of College Pricing We are consumers in a consumer-driven market. And knowing how to negotiate really works. Walk onto the lot of a car dealership and these negotiation skills will come in handy. It’s common knowledge that you shouldn’t pay…

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Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College Webinar- Spanish On-Demand

By Online Media Source / September 15, 2020

For many families, the high cost of higher education is a daunting proposition. Parents lie awake at night trying to figure out how to afford sending their children to college and still have enough of their hard earned money to be able to retire one day. Some families have children attending college next year and…

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25 Investigates: Student-athletes could miss out on recruitment and scholarships if sports are canceled due to COVID-19

By Online Media Source / August 4, 2020

By: Ted Daniel, Boston 25 News Updated: August 3, 2020 – 9:57 PM BOSTON — The pandemic has already disrupted high school and college sports. Now it threatens to disrupt the dreams of many student-athletes. If sports seasons are canceled, athletes who were looking to get recruited will lose that opportunity and potentially lose a…

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Control What You Can in Times of Uncertainty: Important Documents for Parents of College Students

By Online Media Source / July 14, 2020

Published on July 13, 2020 Source Linkedin Patricia Roberts Chief Operating Officer / Higher Education Savings Advocate While many parents and students are still awaiting final word on whether and to what extent post-secondary classes will be held on campus this upcoming semester and still deciding whether to submit their Fall semester payments which are…

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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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