Secrets of a Financial Aid Pro: Master the College Funding Process and Give Your Child Lifelong Financial Skills Without Losing Your Cool
Author Jodi Okun has worked with many, many families over the years to help them find the right path to pay for higher education costs. Now, she shares that wisdom with you in an easy-to-read, clear, concise, and very helpful book that walks parents through the college financial process from middle school (and even earlier) to college graduation and beyond. Her enlightening book is compassionate and understanding; although the best time to begin planning for college was eighteen years ago, Okun assures families that there are steps that can be taken right now, at any stage, that will improve the situation, regardless of what has or hasn’t already been done. Sections include using the high school years wisely; different ways to find funds, from the FAFSA to various loans to scholarships; and helping college students manage or learn good financial skills. Sidebars and bullet lists share essential information and the sometimes bewildering terms or language of college financial aid are deftly and plainly explained. While no book can give perfect advice for your very individual financial situation, this one delineates the playing field and guides parents in making sound financial decisions that will help their students navigate collegiate finances unscathed.
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