Student Loans and Graduate School

Fred Amrein, founder of College Affordability LLC and EFC PLUS was recently quoted by Susannah Snider in the Education section of U.S. News and World Report.  In her article, “Tackle Undergraduate Student Loans While in Graduate School”, the author discusses undergraduate student loans and various ways this loan can be handled while in graduate school.…

Dealing with Debt

Dealing with debt?  Struggling to pay your loans? About to graduate and worried about how to move into “adulthood”? It’s time to get serious about paying off your loans. This session, presented by Michael Light and Fred Amrein, will help you discover options, prioritize your various loans and create an individual plan. Michael Light is…

College Saving Strategies

A college saving strategies article appeared in MetroKids. The author, Susan Stopper addresses the high cost of college tuition. She discusses the difficulty parents have today in being prepared for the high cost of college tuition. Ms. Stopper speaks about how parents can save for college tuition through 529 savings plans, Coverdell Education Saving Accounts,…

IECA Summer Training Institute for Independent Educational Consulting

The IECA summer training institute held their east coast training for newer educational consultants at Swarthmore College from July 29th through August 2nd. The Independent Educational Consultants Association or IECA is a professional organization for independent educational consultants who work with students in private practice. The IECA professional helps families with college decisions as well…

Parent PLUS Alternative

This week Fred Amrein was quoted in the Time Magazine Money article title “Avoid the Parent Trap: Why a Plus Loan Isn’t the Best Way to Pay for College” written by Kerri Renzulli.  The author discusses alternatives to Parent PLUS Loans for college.  Tuition bills are coming shortly and many of you are still trying…