Helping parents of college bound students navigate the
college process
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Schools don't make it easy to understand a financial aid award statement.

Check out this month's blog to learn how to digest the terminology before you hear back from the schools on your child's list.


Rick, Lyman and Andrew
Analyze a financial aid award statement
Financial aid award statements can be misleading.

How do we know the difference between the “free money” and what you'll have to pay back later?

Looking to open up a 529 plan?
For those new to saving for college, 529 plans are a great way to save for college in a tax efficient way.

Here are 5 quick tips for those interested in this tool to start saving for college today.


Student Corner
Big fish in a little pond: local scholarships

Despite smaller dollar amounts, local scholarships on the can be more effective than big name national scholarships.

Here are some ideas to start your scholarship search in your community.
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Do you have something on your mind as you go through the college process?

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Just click the link below to submit your question to us.

Feel free to pass this on to someone you know who may be interested. 

Rick Fingerman, CFP® , Lyman Jackson, CFP® and Andrew Holmes, CCPS™

Financial Planning Solutions, LLC
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