We have hit that time of the year where parents are frantically filling out the FAFSA hoping for financial aid to cut the costs of college. If you really want to save money on college, you need to be strategic in the selection of the college.
In this week’s podcast, I laid out Seven mistakes that parents, and students, make when selecting and paying for college. If you address these issues, you will have the proper frame of mind when approaching college for your child. It helps to keep the emotions out of the decision and to focus on the key items to ensure you don’t overpay for college (or burden yourself and your child with too much debt).