College Savings Webinar Recap

 In Financial Planning, Investments

Our May webinar focused on College Savings. The presentation covered topics including College Costs and Future Projections, Savings Strategies for College, Financial Aid & Tax Credits, and Balancing Education Savings with Retirement and Other Goals. Melissa Joy CFP® founder of Pearl Planning presented this 24- minute informative webinar.

If you missed our webinar, no problem, we’ve got a recording for you. Even better…here’s a cheat sheet of highlights of the webinar with the minute in the video so you can fast forward if your time is limited.

[0:55] Agenda

[1:34] The Case for Education

[2:53] Choice of college major

[4:40] How much does college cost and how much will it cost in the future?

[6:00] Determine your financial aid eligibility

[9:25] 2017 Student Loan- Balance by age group

[19:03] Quick Hits- Keep this in mind

[22:07] Action Steps for Right Now

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