The financial media has done a masterful job of convincing parents that they need to save for their kids’ college. That they better fork over as much money as they can as early as they can, and into a 529 account, please, ma’am.Continue reading
Strategies for Maximizing College Financial Aid. Part 2.
Hopefully last week’s blog post helped you understand generally how financial aid works and when you should start doing what. This week, let’s dig into specific strategies and tactics you can use to maximize your child’s financial aid.Continue reading
Strategies for Maximizing College Financial Aid. Part 1.
And in this corner, striking terror, hope, and confusion in parents’ hearts for years: College financial aid!Continue reading
College Planning… The Early Days. Part 3.
“529s, sure. State-tax deduction, okay. But really, How much should I save?”
College Planning… The Early Days. Part 2.
Last week’s blog talked about the various college savings vehicles you have to choose from. Today’s choice: Which 529 plan should you use?Continue reading
College Planning… The Early Days. Part 1.
Before opening the doors of Flow Financial Planning, I asked a lot of working mothers about their top financial concerns. One of the most frequent response?Continue reading