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funding your future

Funding Your Future with Scholarships, 529 Plans, & More, with Ann Garcia

Episode 174

Did you know that you can pay for college without paying out a single penny of your own? Did you know there are scholarships for video gamers? Did you know that every student is eligible for scholarships and that you don’t need a 4.0 grade average to get them?

Welcome back to another episode of the Money Loves Women podcast. Today’s special guest, Ann Garcia, is a Certified Financial Planner and author of How to Pay for College who has helped thousands of families save millions of dollars on college and who separates fact from fiction in the college financing arena today!

Ann is here to shed light on scholarships, financial aid, savings plans, and much more. Whether you're a parent concerned about soon funding your child's education or a young adult starting out and planning for your young family, this episode will help you navigate the complex world of college finances……and she highlights all of the instances above and much more!

On this episode of Money Loves Women, join Dr. Deborah Ekstrom and Ann Garcia to learn about different types of scholarships, saving strategies, insider tips (including the improbable ones!) hearing from a true expert, including little known and alternative paths to consider.

Topics Discussed:

  • 529 Plans & Tax Advantages
  • Crafting a College Budget
  • Scholarships for Excellence
  • Navigating the Higher Education Landscape
  • How to Save for College


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