College Affordability LLC selected to be part of Finovate NYC 2017

College Affordability LLC is excited to announce that the EFC PLUS Software has been selected to be part of Finovate NYC 2017.  This event showcases new cutting edge banking, financial and payment technology.  College Affordability will be one of the innovative companies that will get to demo their technology in New York during the week…

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Philly Stellar Startup Names College Affordability as Finalist

College Affordability LLC is pleased to announce that the EFC PLUS software has been selected to be a finalist at the Stellar Start up Awards finalist on September 12th at the Franklin Institute.  This Philadelphia Inquirer event spotlights our Philadelphia regions top entrepreneurs. The companies selected will be profiled in the Philadelphia Inquirer leading up…

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How Grandparents Can Help Save for college

Fred Amrein was quoted in the US News article titled “How Grandparents Can Help Save for College”.  The author, Stacy Rapacon reviews several strategies that grandparents can utilize if they plan to help their grandchildren pay for college.   Completing the FAFSA and understanding the EFC calculation for the family needs to be considered first by…

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Decide If You Need a Private Financial Aid Consultant

On July 5th Fred Amrein was quoted in the US News article titled “Decide If You Need a Private Financial Aid Consultant”.  The author, Deborah Ziff quoted both Fred Amrein and one of his recent college clients.  The client explained the benefits of using a financial professional to help him maximize his financial aid positioning…

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Ben Franklin Fintech Philly Accelerator

College Affordability LLC was one of the entrepreneur companies participating in Philadelphia’s Fintech Accelerator program hosted by Ben Franklin Tech Partners and Village Capital.   The program was 12 weeks and included eight start-up companies who are involved in the financial service space. College Affordability LLC showcased their EFC PLUS college financial software which is a tool…

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Drilling Down into a college financial aid offer

Fred Amrein, developer of EFC PLUS software was quoted in the CBS MarketWatch article titled, “Drilling down into a college financial aid offer”.  The author, John Wasik wrote about the complexities of sorting through the financial aid award letters and how you can streamline the award comparison process to make better value decisions. Fred is…

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Fred Amrein speaks for BKD

Fred Amrein was one of the speakers for BKD Wealth Advisors annual team conference.  The event was held on March 2, 2017 at Big Cedar Lodge in Missouri.  Fred spoke on Building Strategies for College Affordability and Student Loan Repayment.  Key topics were financial aid positioning, proper debt structuring, student loan repayment and student loan…

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