The College Funding Coach® team has been fortunate to be featured on a variety of Podcasts. Take a look at a few recent examples by clicking the links below.  In addition, be on the lookout for our very own College Funding Coach® Podcast coming soon.  We are excited to be able to bring you topical information on the latest news around college funding, strategies for maximizing wealth, and introduce you to some of our resources and cool people we’ve met as we have helped clients to navigate the college funding maze!

When It Comes to Paying for College, Don't Forget FAFSA

Even folks with high family incomes should complete the FAFSA.
Motley Fool Staff
Apr 18, 2018 at 11:20AM
In this segment from the episode of Motley Fool Answers, Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick interview Brock Jolly and Tim McFillin from TheCollegeFundingCoach.org about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Some people believe that because their income disqualifies them from need-based aid, they shouldn't complete the FAFSA. What they don't realize is that they could still be eligible for special government loans or merit-based aid.A full transcript follows the video.

 

 

This video was recorded on April 10, 2018.

529 Plans Won't Keep Your College Student From Receiving Aid

FAFSA weighs your income more heavily than a 529 plan.

Apr 18, 2018 at 11:44AM
In this segment from the episode of Motley Fool Answers, Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick interview Brock Jolly and Tim McFillin from TheCollegeFundingCoach.org about how 529 plans can affect a college student's financial aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) determines the expected family contribution largely based on income, not assets like a 529 plan.A full transcript follows the video.

 

 

 

This video was recorded on April 10, 2018.

 

Even if You Have a Lot of Assets, Your College Student Could Qualify for Aid

Motley Fool Staff

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Apr 18, 2018 at 11:30AM

In this segment from the episode of Motley Fool Answers, Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick interview Brock Jolly and Tim McFillin from TheCollegeFundingCoach.org about how your assets can influence whether your college student can receive financial aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) doesn't consider your retirement account or your home when evaluating your student's eligibility. However, colleges that use the CSS Profile can factor those assets in.A full transcript follows the video.

 

 

This video was recorded on April 10, 2018.

College Planning Strategies

The Class of 2014 just made history! They’ve officially been named “The Most Indebted Class Ever,” averaging $33,000 in student loans, according to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal. Join Real Wealth® with Brock Jolly, the College Funding Coach. Brock discusses different college planning strategies to prepare your kids and grand kids for college expenses so they don’t have to break the record.

Air date: 2014-08-25

Chain of Wealth

Denis O'Brien & Katie Welsh        

For millennials who are starting to have kids- the thought of paying for college is super stressful. After the financial down turn and everyone asking Brock about how to invest in their child’s education, he realized that a lot of people didn’t really know what they were doing when it came to paying for college. Flash forward, The College Funding Coach has helped thousands of people pay for college without going into debt.

 

The Weirdest College Traditions

 

Apr 18, 2018 at 12:31PM
In this segment from the episode of Motley Fool Answers, Robert Brokamp and Alison Southwick are joined by Brock Jolly and Tim McFillin from TheCollegeFundingCoach.org. Seized by the academic spirit, Alison quizzes them on their knowledge of bizarre college traditions. Can you guess some of the answers? Listen to find out.

A full transcript follows the video.

This video was recorded on April 10, 2018.

 

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

There are seven questions that determine who the custodial parent is.

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 TheCollegeFundingCoach.org about how financial aid is decided for students with divorced parents. There's a common misperception that it's based on the income of the parent who claims the student on their tax return, but in fact it's based on many factors.

A full transcript follows the video.

 

This video was recorded on April 10, 2018.

 

5 Common Myths About Paying for College

With the help of financial advisors from TheCollegeFundingCoach.org, we’re going to debunk the most common myths about applying for student aid and paying for college. We’ll also talk about the point when investment returns outweigh your...

 

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