February 2020 Newsletter

Breaking It All Down Dear Parent(s), If you’re a parent of a high school senior, you’re likely seeing acceptances and financial aid packages coming in now. Some colleges have been forthright in explaining what the award letters actually mean, but some have not. What you want to see is something that looks similar to the […]

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January 2020 Newsletter

The Middle-Class Will Pay Any Price Dear Parent(s), For parents of a student planning on going to college in the fall, I’ve got some news. Fifty percent of parents will pay any cost to send their child to the college of their dreams. How much debt are you willing to go into to put your […]

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September 2019 Newsletter

The Paradox of Choice Dear Parent(s), Have you ever had to buy dish soap and become overwhelmed with the choices? The sheer number of options can create devastating anxiety resulting in a game of “eeny, meeny, miney, moe.” There are studies, most notably by Barry Schwartz, psychology professor at Swarthmore College and author of “The […]

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July 2019 Newsletter

Student Health Insurance Dear Parent(s): Most every college has a health insurance option for students. They automatically place a health insurance charge on your college bill. This is important to know, as you could end up paying for the school’s health insurance without realizing it if you do not closely review your college bill. If […]

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June 2019 Newsletter

Dear Parent(s), Shred the Debit Card Beginning this August your student is going to need money for all sorts of indirect expenses. Many students use debit cards to pay for these items. But if you want an amazing graduation gift that won’t cost you a nickel, get them a credit card. Here’s why: Your student […]

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