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Mari Speaks On College Planning At Financial Planning Conference

Thank you again to the Financial Planning Association of Central Florida for the invitation to talk about “College Planning After COVID” at the group’s 31st Annual Symposium in Orlando last week! It was great to network with fellow financial planners, and participate in the outstanding educational sessions on residential real estate, Medicare, investments and other […]

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Planning For College: Better Start Early!

If there’s one secret to paying for college, it’s “start early.” Mari spoke with reporter Brian Ballou of the Sun Sentinel as part of a special media section on higher education and preparing for college. For most families, college is one the biggest financial challenges they’ll ever face. Starting early to save money and plan for […]

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Quote Of The Week: Saving For College Won’t Hurt Financial Aid

It’s time to bust a few myths about saving for college. One we hear a lot from parents is that saving money for college will cost them in financial aid. Except for a few rare cases, this just isn’t true, as explained by higher-ed expert Lynn O’Shaughnessy below. The financial aid you may qualify for […]

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College Costs: Don’t Get Taken For A Ride

Is paying for college a bit like buying a new car? In some ways it is, says Amy Bergerson, associate dean for undergraduate studies at the University of Utah and director of the Student Success and Empowerment Initiative. Most families don’t pay the sticker price “Many of us know that most people don’t pay the […]

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