College Saving Strategies

A college saving strategies article appeared in MetroKids.  The author, Susan Stopper addresses the high cost of college tuition.  She discusses the difficulty parents have today in being prepared for the high cost of college tuition.  Ms. Stopper speaks about how parents can save for college tuition through 529 savings plans, Coverdell Education Saving Accounts,…

IECA Independent Educational Consultants Association

IECA Summer Training Institute for Independent Educational Consulting

The IECA summer training institute held their east coast training  for newer educational consultants at Swarthmore College from July 29th through August 2nd, 2014  The Independent Educational Consultants Association or IECA is a professional organization for independent educational consultants who work with students in private practice.  The IECA professional helps families with college decisions as…


Parent PLUS Loan Alternatives

This week Fred Amrein was quoted in a Money article title “Avoid the Parent Trap: Why a Plus Loan Isn’t the Best Way to Pay for College” written by Kerri Renzulli.   It is a discussion on alternatives to Parent PLUS Loans for college. The article can be found on the Time Magazine  Money website:…