Help I have student debt

Fred Amrein participated as a student loan repayment expert for a Money Magazine student loan make-over.  The author, Kaitlin Mulhere wrote about three different student loan cases in her November 18th article titled, “Help! I have $123,000 in student debt”.  The author recruited Fred Amrein, as well as two other student loan repayment experts to…

Hidden Scholarship for Time Management

Finding cost saving strategies is critical today especially when you consider the national college graduation rate is less than 40 percent and at the same time student debt continues to increase.  Today, even the government website, Scorecard, uses six years as their college graduation benchmark.  The best way to save money on college cost is…

College Saving Month 2016

Fred Amrein was the presenter for a free webinar hosted by PA 529 Savings Plan program.  This was part of the College Saving Month 2016 program held this past September in which the PA Treasury hosted several free webinars to help promote College Savings. For our readers, we have provided the link to the webinar.  …

Michael Kitces posts link to EFC PLUS

Michael Kitces of Nerd’s Eye View posted a link to the EFC PLUS 2016 FAFSA and DRT Process article.  He has a weekly executive summary where he writes about financial planning strategies and practice management.   This article was posted for his readers in the October 8-9 summary as part of the weekend reading for financial…

Money, Riches and Wealth Radio

On 9/14/16, Fred Amrein was interviewed by Tom Bonvissuto and Chris O’Shea, hosts on the popular radio show, “Money, Riches and Wealth Radio 680 WCVM”, in Baltimore.  Fred Amrein was interviewed on topics concerning College Affordability specifically paying for college, student loans and the Prior Prior/Early FAFSA changes.  The hosts also had Fred speak about…

10 Shattered Myths about Financial Aid

Fred Amrein, developer of EFC PLUS software was recently quoted in the 9/16/16 US News article, “10 Shattered Myths about Financial Aid”, written by Farran Powell. The author lists 10 myths about applying for financial aid and filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA.  The author debunks the following 10 myths:…

FAFSA and DRT Process

The FAFSA is available on October 1st for the first time starting in 2016. How the FAFSA and DRT will work together will be different than it has been in the past.  The new change in the FAFSA process is often called Prior Prior or Early FAFSA.  This FAFSA timing change will significantly affect the…