Scott Karl – College Planning Fresno
Serving Clients Throughout California

Scott Karl – College Planning Fresno
Serving Clients Throughout California

How To Make the Cost of Textbooks As Cheap as Possible

How To Make the Cost of Textbooks As Cheap as Possible It is easy for textbooks to get lost in the shuffle of college financial preparations. After all, when compared to $40,000 in tuition or $10,000 in room and board costs, buying a few books may seem less significant. But

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How To Know What To Spend on College

How To Know What To Spend on College It’s a simple plan: Invest money in a college education now, and your child increases his or her earning power over their lifetime. After all, on average, those with college degrees still earn a lot more than those without four-year degrees. Still,

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How To Get Maximum Money For College

How To Get Maximum Money For College If You’re Divorced, A Minority, Own A Business, Recently Unemployed Or The Parent Of An Athlete In this series, I am going to talk about special topics or circumstances that may make your family situation stand out from the “norm.” What I mean

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How To Find a Job While You’re in College

How To Find a Job While You’re in College The skyrocketing cost of college has students everywhere looking for ways to fatten their wallets – or simply to “get by” as they pursue their degree. Getting a job is an obvious answer, but many students don’t know where to start.

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Financial Aid Probation vs Suspension

Financial Aid Probation vs. Suspension With the cost of higher education these days, more and more families are relying on financial aid in order to put their kids through college. When you receive your financial aid package, make sure you take the fine print seriously! You don’t just need to

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A New Trend in 529 College Savings Plans

A New Trend in 529 College Savings Plans According to a recent CNBC.com report, for only the second time ever, families are taking more money out of 529 saving plans than they’re putting in. This would seem like a small blipexcept the first time it ever happened was just recently

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The Expected Family Contribution Explained

The Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Explained – What It is & How to Use It When you’re applying for financial aid, no number is more important than your Expected Family Contribution. Simply put, the amount of aid you’ll get is figured by taking the cost of college and subtracting your

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6 Financial Aid Traps To Avoid at all Costs

6 Financial Aid “Traps” To Avoid at all Costs Traversing the world of collegiate financial aid can feel like you are navigating a maze.And if you go into the process blindly, that is exactly what it will be: a confusing tangle of dead ends, backtracking, and worst of all, traps.

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5 New College Scholarship Frauds To Look Out For

5 New College Scholarship Frauds To Look Out For With so many families looking for scholarship money to offset today’s huge tuition bills, it’s more important than ever to know the facts. You see, the number of scholarship scams and frauds are ever-increasing, and the tactics used to separate families

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