PAY FOR COLLEGE WITHOUT SACRIFICING YOUR RETIREMEN

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Pay for College Without Sacrificing Your Retirement is the only book of its kind that weighs the cost of college within the framework of an overall family financial plan. With a range of practical strategies for families at all income and savings levels, common scenarios show how to maximize your resources, evaluate colleges and financial aid opportunities, avoid crushing student debt, make the tax system work for you, and save for retirement.

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Overview

Pay for College Without Sacrificing Your Retirement is the only book of its kind that weighs the cost of college within the framework of an overall family financial plan. With a range of practical strategies for families at all income and savings levels, common scenarios show how to maximize your resources, evaluate colleges and financial aid opportunities, avoid crushing student debt, make the tax system work for you, and save for retirement.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780972002189
  • Publisher: Bay Tree Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/25/2008
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 972,066
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
You Can Borrow for College-Not Retirement     1
Keys Steps to College Planning     11
Financial Aid 101     31
Calculating Financial Need     39
Thirteen Strategies for Increasing Need-Based Aid     57
Improving Your Aid Award Even More     79
Twelve Cost-Cutting Strategies for Every Family     93
Special Family Situations     115
Ten Ways to Save for College     125
The Best College at the Right Price     155
Comprehensive Planning     169
Resources     203
Index     211
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