Investment News addresses the various student loan options and rates in an article called Fed loans best option, even at twice the price. It covers the difference on the advantages of private and federal loans. When going through the process of financing your education you need to weigh the options on both the cost and…Details
In the May 27, 2012 article, “Attacking Student Loan Debt”, the author Lynn Asinof addresses the stress of navigating the technicalities of loan repayment. Fred Amrein is quoted in this Boston Globe article. Attacking Student Loan Debt steps you through the important steps of loan consolidation and selecting the best repayment plan. Taking a broader view of your financial…Details
Smart Money investigates the comparison of private student loans and federal loans as the interest rate is expected to increase. Understanding the various rates and loan repayment options is important as you decide the best ways to pay for college. The article is called Can Private Loans Undercut Federal Rates?
Think Advisor discusses the advantages of doing a comprehensive analysis of the college decision. Fred Amrein, a national college funding expert, shares tips on why a four-year college analysis is so important in the college decision process. The focus of the article is the financial aspects of the college decision. Understanding the financial outcome of your…Details
This article by BusinessWeek looks at the financial aid process and discusses how to help parents retrain themselves. Financing Training for Career Changes investigates the impact on both the child’s and parent’s financial aid position. This has become more difficult within the FAFSA process. Most schools will require additional information from the adult to maximize…Details
Savingforcollege.com looks at the reasons why to consider 529 Plans as a option to help you pay for college. Many investors believe that long term investing means putting on blinders. Five Reasons to Invest in 529 Plans describes various options to consider when making the decisions on college saving plans. If you decide to use…Details
The Wall Street Journal Blog investigates the best way to appeal your financial aid award letter. Fight for Financial Aid the Smart Way gives you insights on the ways to appeal your financial aid award. Many people appeal their award on an emotional basis. You need to realize that the college financial aid personnel are…Details
Along with student debt, many student face the additional risk of credit card debt. Properly understanding the effect of all debt needs to be explained to all students.The lack of financial literacy is a problem many student face. The article titled, “Help Your Child Manage Credit” is a good overview and steps to consider.This CNN Money…Details
Financial literacy varies for most families based on their parent education level. Having a discuss on the amount of risk within the college decision is critical for all families but is often overlooked because of the emotional part of the process. This article appeared in a Investment News. Click here to view.
2008 Fortune Magazine article describing the decline of college saving plans and what you can do to recover from a stock market decline. The title is College Fund Blues: The market has ravaged 529 savings plans. Here’s how to get back on track.