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    Cashflow for College

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    Cashflow for College

    Retirement is a distant and theoretical concept for most people. College, on the other hand, is more like a freight train picking up momentum and heading right at us. When suddenly confronted with the overwhelming reality of college costs, parents take action. 

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    Being the College Project Manager

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    Being the College Project Manager

    College is a multi-year project that is 5 – 7 times more expensive than the average kitchen remodel. But like a remodel, it takes planning to pull it off successfully: an investment of time, expertise and money in advance. 

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    Getting the Right Mindset

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    Getting the Right Mindset

    The students have to do the work, and we have to hold them accountable for doing it. When we do, they won’t drop out, give in to peer pressure, or take six years to get a four-year degree. And we’ll save a small fortune.

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    Home for the Holidays

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    Home for the Holidays

    Having your college student home for the holidays is the next evolution in family traditions. It just includes more food, more laundry detergent and zero expectations of seeing them before noon. But it’ll still be worth the wait!

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    Making a Difference

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    Making a Difference

    Often times the full benefit can only be seen on the back end of everything, in the rear view mirror. Never Pay Retail for College isn’t just a book title – it’s literally the operating system for what we do on a daily basis. But parents need to see what I see so they can understand what we do. 

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    FAFSA Filing

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    FAFSA Filing

    This is an exciting and stressful time for families with seniors. So, take a deep breath and remember that getting into college is not the end goal. It is the start of the process of adulthood and independence for our children. 

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