Good Financial Reads: How to Afford College (Part Two)

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January 08, 2021

How to afford college part two

Useful Tips and Information About College Admission Trends

by Massi DeSantis, Desmo Wealth Advisors, LLC

I attended a webinar on college admission trends with Dr. Jen Price and the local FPA community today. Dr. Price is an experienced college admission counselor and her presentation was outstanding. Here are some of the things that resonated with me and that can be useful to our clients, with my comments.

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Filling Out The FAFSA: Getting Your FSA ID

by Rob Stoll, Financial Design Studio, Inc.

With the start of the 2021-2022 college application season coming up on October 1st, we’ve created a 2-part series called “Filling out the FAFSA” to guide you through the process. This post will help you understand what FAFSA is and why it’s important to fill it out. Specifically, this post is about getting an FSA ID for FAFSA.

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[Video] FAFSA FAQ #3: Get Started

by Michelle Smalenberger, Financial Design Studio Inc.

So today we’re going to finish our three part series, talking about FAFSA FAQ. And more of the details, as we lead up to the October 1st date, where you can actually start filing for FAFSA.

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[Video] Investing in a 529 College Savings Plan

by Rob Stoll, Financial Design Studio, Inc.

We’ve been talking the last few weeks about saving for your child’s education or filing for student aid. If that’s a part of paying for your child’s college, consider the 529 college savings plan.

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For more on how to afford college, be sure to check out Good Financial Reads: How to Afford College (Part One)

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