In this episode, Melissa Fradenburg, CDFA®️, AIF® , sits down with Brad Baldridge, one of the nation’s leading college financial experts, to discuss late term college planning strategies. Brad has over 20 years of experience in helping families plan, save, and pay for college without jeopardizing their financial security or retirement. Brad shares his insights on the best ways to pay for college, save on college costs, and take advantage of financial aid and scholarships. Brad emphasizes the importance of understanding the total cost of attendance and creating a plan to cover those costs without sacrificing other financial goals.
Late-Stage College Planning – Resource Links:
- Connect with Brad Baldridge and follow the Taming the High Cost of College podcast.
- Read Blog, 7 Quick Tips for FAFSA Season (and Younger Students Too) .
- Student Aid Index (SAI) Calculator
- Net Price of Colleges By State
- College Visit Questionnaire and Checklist
- Order the book, Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions.
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