This past week Fred Amrein was invited to present via webinar for the Independent Educational Certification program at the University of California – Irvine. The program was called “Paying for College: Strategies Beyond the EFC.” It focused on the financial aid positioning and ways to pay for college. Many families focus primarily on the financial…Details
A Fiscal Times article called “Why students are Rejecting America’s Top Colleges” addresses the new view of many families. Parents are beginning to re-evaluate the college selection process. College affordability is becoming a bigger issue for more families. For years, I have been talking about the cost benefits of a college degree. Just having a…Details
A Rueters article describing some of the issue the parents and older individuals may face if they have student loans in their golden year or near retirement. Parent need to understand the legal responsibility of student loans before they sign for them.
A Kiplinger article that addresses the hard choice of saving for retirement and your children’s education. Depending when you had your children and when you plan to retire, could have a significant impact on this financial goal. Creating a plan that brings both of these goals together and utilizing the correct investment accounts is important.…Details