During the weekend of June 21 & 22, Fred Amrein attended the PACAC Enrollment Management Conference. College Enrollment Management is the function that brings the college admission process and financial aid together. This function has been evolving over the past few decades and is now the way most college operates. Having a better understanding of…Details
Mandi Woodruff recently wrote an article for Yahoo titled “The college affordability dream is dead for these students.” The article focuses on college financial planning, college affordability and the rising cost of student debt. The author describes a NYU student who makes a conscious decision to drop out of college rather than continue to accrue…Details
Your child has made their college decision and now you need to understand which parent student loans are the best options for your situation. With the rising cost of education many parents are not prepared for this tremendous investment. Understanding the various loan options, legal responsibility of each loan type and the various repayment options…Details
On April 8, 2014 Fred Amrein presented an advanced college funding strategy webinar to the IECA membership. The title of the IECA webinar was Beyond Financial Aid: Funding Strategies for Non-Need Based Families. It was one of the best attended webinars this organization has had. IECA is an Independent Educational Consultants Association and is one…Details
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
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.