It Pays To Understand How To Pay For College!


What should you do if you know your kid will need to take out student loans for college? Can the cost of college be tamed? Are student loans all the same? What strategies can you use to help lower out-of-pocket costs? Is it really worth pursuing scholarships? Are students and families doomed to incur massive debt? Jordan Goodman talks with Brad Baldridge, certified financial planner and college funding consultant, about how to approach paying for college. There's a lot more to pay attention to than filling out FAFSA forms and applying for loans!

Bio - Guest: Brad has been a college consultant since 2004 and is the founder of Taming the High Cost of College. Brad is also a Certified Financial Planner TM who has been helping families integrate their college planning with their retirement goals and investments. Brad received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin Platteville in 1990.


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