The Soaring Cost of College

posted on March 26th 2017 in Market Commentary with 0 Comments

Ballooning college costs The average cost of tuition and fees for the 2016–2017 school year is $33,480 at private colleges and $9,650 for state residents at public colleges. It averages $24,930 for out-of-state residents attending public universities, according to data provided by the College Board. Of course, that doesn’t include an array of other expenses […]

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Step-by-step Guide for Writing a Killer Essay to Get Into College with a Scholarship in 2017

posted on October 14th 2016 in Fort Worth CFP Team Posts with 0 Comments

All selective schools and and nearly all scholarships have more qualified candidates than they have admissions slots and available funds. Whatever school you apply to and scholarship you apply for, there will be a list of basic “qualifier” stats. Even if you are far exceeding the minimum qualifications, expect that other candidates are as well. […]

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How to Prepare for Your Kids’ College Expenses

posted on January 25th 2016 in Your Family with 0 Comments

Fact: the inflation rate on college tuition is outpacing that of the general economy — and financial aid isn’t keeping up. With a three-percent rise in 2015 on what’s already mouth-dropping higher education expenses, it’s no wonder parents everywhere are concerned over how to save for their kids’ college expenses — and why so many […]

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