The College Money Course was created to answer the question 'How Do You Pay For College' by teaching you about college and money. Hear the latest techniques used in College Planning. It consists of the following video modules plus associated material for download:
"Welcome" Overview of the course and how to get the full benefits it offers.
"Module 1: Paying For College 101" This foundation session provides a good understanding of the basics and sets your strategy going forward. Understand the cost for college and the importance of college selection. Learn how financial aid and tax relief can help. All the key sources of money are discussed. The key take-away is a solid plan to follow, saving a lot of time surfing the net and avoiding expensive mistakes.
"Module 2: Get More Financial Aid" Use my custom calculator to figure your Expected Family Contribution. See how to get more financial aid for college. This module will help put money in your pocket.
"Module 3: Select Colleges You Can Afford" College selection has the biggest single impact on your eventual out-of-pocket costs. Learn the right way to evaluate and select colleges. Use 'Admission Strategies' to unlock the college's own money while getting offers from better schools.
"Module 4: File the FAFSA and PROFILE" See how to file the aid applications for money from the government and college. Screen by screen guide to the FAFSA with advice on how to answer the questions. Simple preparation eliminates mistakes and makes the process easy and painless.
"Module 5: Evaluate, Compare and Appeal Aid Awards" Understand your true out-of-pocket cost before you take the final decision on which offer to accept. Compare the aid award packages and evaluate if any should be appealed. How to prepare a successful appeal.
"Module 6: Paying for College 201 (How to Pay Your Share and Still Retire)" This critical session shows you how to best pay your share of the bills, making payments from the right sources so you keep any tax benefits. Look out over the entire college career as you finalize your plan of how to pay for college.
"Module 7: Best Student Loans" Protect yourself and your student from excessive education debt by understanding the different loans and which ones are best for you. Know the available consolidation and repayment plans, and what your payments will be.
Participate in a community forum with other members – parents with issues and experiences like yours, parents who can share knowledge of individual colleges, where they are receiving admission, and what their problems are.
Tax Scholarships Make sure you receive all the tax benefits allowed for college families by watching this important module. It explains strategies to maximize the tax savings available to those who plan ahead.
Win Private scholarships Get a game plan to take advantage of this source of 'free money'.
Live Coaching Webinars (Gold Package Only)
We all know it's one thing to understand what the solution is, but it's another to follow through and take action. We often sabotage ourselves, saying "I don't know if I can do this or not," or "It can't be that easy."
That's where the weekly coaching webinars come in – to remove obstacles, allow your questions to be answered, and provide motivation and accountability.
The program has a 30 day unconditional satisfaction guarantee - you have 30 days to watch as much of the material as you like, to get to those parts most important to you and see if they cover what you need. If you decide it isn't for you, for any reason, just email to get your money back. But I believe you will want to stay in the program and receive the ongoing support that I provide.