Blog tagged as collegefinancialaid

SCHOLARSHIPS for in those in MA, and trade school!

The Exchange Club of Lawrence and Andover is looking for students to apply to their scholarships. This is For those of you with high school seniors, and who live in the Andover, North Andover, Lawrence and Methuen, MA.


DEADLINE IS 5/1/21 so hurry!


The A.C.E. Award is one of the flagship programs ...

Jack
28.04.21 11:22 AM - Comment(s)

This time of year is when high school seniors tend to get their acceptance and award letters and hopefully it's a happy time to hear that your son or daughter was accepted at  the college of their choice.


Despite the excitement, it might not be nearly as exciting because the award may not be as ...

Jack
23.03.21 01:00 PM - Comment(s)
Why as early as freshman year?

I am often asked why I always say that planning for financial aid and paying for college starts as early as Freshman year.  After all, their son or daughter may have just entered high school and may have no idea of what they want to study, never mind where they want to go to college. I totally ...

Jack
16.03.21 11:08 AM - Comment(s)
From the Clipboard - The best college savings options? Here’s how to choose.

I can't believe I've never don a blog, podcast, or video on this topic but recently I've been asked this question a lot. So I guess it's time to share some thoughts on this question:

 

What are the best options for college savings? Or best ways to save for college?

 

A disclaimer: Just re...

Jack
09.03.21 08:00 AM - Comment(s)
Divorce and college | Recent financial aid changes can add to the cost

The recently signed stimulus package contained a number of provisions regarding financial aid and FAFSA simplification with some real world impacts on divorced parents or those who are contemplating divorce. These changes are effective for the 2023/24 school year, which impacts high school seniors i...

Jack
19.01.21 10:27 AM - Comment(s)