College Funding

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[Video] FAFSA FAQ #3: Get Started

September 30, 2019

So today we’re going to finish our three part series, talking about FAFSA FAQ. And more of the details, as we lead up to the October 1st date, where you can actually start filing for FAFSA. Michelle: So Rob, in this FAFSA FAQ, walk us through what does a family need to do, to actually…

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Factors That Affect Your College Investment Choices

August 20, 2018

Factors That Affect Your College Investment Choices How do you respond to the different factors that affect your college investment choices. In addition to choosing the right investments so your funds grow, there are a couple of other things to consider. Timing and fees are two other factors that can affect the overall benefit you…

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[Video] Spending Down the Funds You’ve Saved for College

August 9, 2018

MICHELLE SMALENBERGER, CFP ® Now that you’ve saved for college you’re likely thinking which funds do I use first?  You may have money saved in a variety of accounts. Let’s discuss a great order of how to spend the funds down. Scholarships/Grants: Monetary awards that you get from your school or for academic purposes. 529…

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