Scott Snider, CFP®, CRPC® Mellen Money Management
- 232 Southern Oak Drive, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081
- (904) 580-4698
About Scott Snider, CFP®, CRPC®
Scott Snider is the founder of Mellen Money Management, an independent, fee-only financial planning firm specializing in college-specific consulting and student loan repayment advice.
Scott has more than a decade’s worth of industry experience and is an FPA Northeast Florida board member, member of XY Planning Network and NAPFA, and is part of the Finance Advisory Council at the University of North Florida. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Finance degree from Miami University and holds both the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) designations. He lives in Nocatee, FL with his wife, Emily, their two daughters, and their two dogs. He loves animals, spending time outside, and anything sports related.
Buying a house, especially for first time homebuyers, typically begins with a sense of excitement. However, without a good plan and team around that buyer, that initial excitement can quickly turn into an overwhelming process. It’s why having a plan of attack from the beginning is crucial to ensuring a successful outcome. After all, the ultimate goal of homeownership is getting that place you always dreamed of without that awful feeling of being house poor. With that in mind, my top tip for buying a house is this...
529 plans grow in popularity due to the importance of children attending college to increase their professional prospects, all while the total expense of attending college has increased at a rapid rate. Ever since the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 which birthed these plans, the usage of 529 plans has increased due to their ability to grow investments tax free and be used on qualified educational expenses without incurring any taxes for selling those investments. So, the question for most people is how do you chose one?
Off the cuff personal finance discussions with Ian Aguilar and Scott Snider. This episode dives into helpful tips about how to better manage burdensome student loans.