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College Funding: How to Determine Your Expected Family Contribution

By: Ben Grom, CFP®, Financial Planning Analyst

Applying to colleges is often a stressful time for both students and parents. During this time, families are asked to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which can be a daunting […]

Family Matters: Getting Your Financial House in Order

By: Matthew D. Kelly, CFP®

Not too long ago, I signed up for the new marriage, new house, and newborn extravaganza.  As many of you know, and I can certainly attest to now, it is quite the transition.  Times […]

College Planning: The Six-Step Financial Aid Process

By: Steve Kutlenios, CFP®, CFA®, CCPS®

Recent statistics on the cost of college from the Trends in College Pricing 2015, published by the College Board, detail one of the major problems facing students and families paying for higher education.

Since 2005, the […]

Key Steps to Combat the Rising Cost of a College Education

By: William Merrell, CFP®

It is no secret that a college education is expensive. Between tuition, fees, room and board, the total cost can be mind boggling for parents that have not paid attention to the cost of tuition since they […]