New Jersey Parents suffering with finding ways to pay for their children’s college education can finally get solutions to their college funding problems.
Most families who earn $75,000 or more and own a house assume they are not eligible for financial aid. However, most families with income of over $150,000 are actually eligible for some types of “need based” financial aid. They simply need to know how to get their fair share.
“Over 70 percent of college students are receiving some type of financial aid,” says Al Newell, one of the nation’s leading authorities on college funding.
According to Newell, there are several easy things parents can do to substantially increase the amount of money they get from colleges. For example, “There are several schools that historically give better financial aid packages than others,” says Newell. “If families do proper income and asset planning before filing out the forms, they can increase eligibility by thousands of dollars.”
He will be conducting a free one-hour seminar for parents of college bound high school juniors and seniors at Washington Township Public Library in Long Valley on Tue., Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. Registrations are required and seating is limited. Call 800-928-8464.