Beyond Your Money

Beyond Your Money

Dollars and Degrees: College Planning 101 (Ep. 20)

July 26, 2023

No more hiding behind the couch cushions to escape the tuition talk! 

It’s time to face the facts, set realistic goals, and find the perfect balance between supporting your child’s dreams while preserving your wealth and sanity, too.

This week, Mike Dukovich reveals the truth about paying for college tuition and expenses. Mike unveils everything you need to know about college savings plans (529 plans) while exploring the different aids you can leverage while supporting your child in this new phase of life.   

Mike discusses:

  • From scholarships to loans, grants, and more: What’s available to pay for your child’s college expenses
  • The importance of having the ‘money talk’
  • Tracking your financial goals and savings as you plan for your child’s education
  • Savings vehicles to help you think ahead
  • The benefits of a 529 plan
  • What happens if your child decides not to go to college
  • And more!


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