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Life Insurance for College?

By A+ College Planning / January 6, 2020 /

We have often said it for years: Life insurance works for College Funding. Increasingly, other financial advisors across the country are introducing parents to the idea of life insurance to combat the soaring cost of college for their children. Life insurance, that carries a cash balance, can be taken out and used to pay for…

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College…It’s not just an experience

By A+ College Planning / January 6, 2020 /

Not so long ago college was not only a place to continue a youth’s education, it was a time for growth, maturity and to simply experience and enjoy life with a little more freedom. The rising costs of college coupled with the challenging economic times has, for most, completely changed the emphasis on what is…

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Help Your Student Protect Themselves

By A+ College Planning / January 6, 2020 /

Sending your son or daughter off to college can be very nerve racking for Moms and Dads. Across the country there is a feeling of vulnerability that a lot of parents experience as they say good bye to having their kids safe and sound under their roofs. Nevertheless, the college experience simultaneously allows students to…

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Income and Asset Shifting

By A+ College Planning / January 6, 2020 /

Families often lose thousands of dollars each year because of their failure to properly plan for their financial aid application. That’s right, it is not enough simply to complete the FAFSA. If you want to maximize the amount of aid you are eligible to receive, it is going to require planning. The federal methodology for…

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Remedies for College Planning Anxiety

By A+ College Planning / January 6, 2020 /

For most parents, there are few things that rival the anxiety associated with wondering how they are going to pay for their children’s education without completely eliminating their hopes for retirement. Two common causes of college planning stress are 1) little to no comprehension of what a college education will cost and 2) procrastinating on…

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