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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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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