Author: Matthew Schwartz

Federal and Private Student Loans from A to Z
Finance

Federal and Private Student Loans from A to Z

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- October 8, 2019 0

If your student is going to need loans for college, it pays to know what’s available in federal and private student loans. As of 2018, ... Read More

Best Resources For Getting Help With FAFSA 2020-21
Finance

Best Resources For Getting Help With FAFSA 2020-21

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- September 1, 2019 0

If you’re like many parents, the thought of completing the FAFSA fills you with dread. You may wonder if you have everything you need, or ... Read More

Learning About Financial Aid Isn’t Just For Parents of High School Seniors
Finance

Learning About Financial Aid Isn’t Just For Parents of High School Seniors

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 1, 2019 0

Back in 2016, in a huge shift to make it easier to fill out financial aid forms and get financial aid decisions back from colleges ... Read More

Dorm Room Checklist of Amazon College Essentials
College Life

Dorm Room Checklist of Amazon College Essentials

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- April 11, 2018 0

It's never too early to start collecting essentials for your college student-to-be's dorm room. We agree with so many experienced parents who have said "take ... Read More

5 Scholarship Tips For High School Seniors
Finance

5 Scholarship Tips For High School Seniors

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- January 12, 2018 0

When our children are growing up, we read fairy stories to engage them in a story that can teach them about the real world.  That's great ... Read More

FAFSA FAQs
Finance

FAFSA FAQs

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- October 12, 2017 0

Frequently asked questions, gathered from our FAFSA webinars.... (Interested to watch our FAFSA webinars? Both recordings are available  for just $9.99.)   How do I get ... Read More

What Parents Can Do to Help Students Avoid Loans For College
Finance

What Parents Can Do to Help Students Avoid Loans For College

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- September 25, 2017 0

As an 18-year-old, it’s easy to see the world as nothing but possibility. And it’s true! But those possibilities come with costs and trade-offs, which ... Read More

Money Saving Tips After You’ve Dealt with Tuition
College Life

Money Saving Tips After You’ve Dealt with Tuition

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- July 3, 2017 0

    Getting merit aid and appropriate financial assistance can help with tuition and even room and board. But there are more ways you can ... Read More

The New “Paying For College” Paradigm
College Savings

The New “Paying For College” Paradigm

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- November 5, 2016 0

When my daughter was accepted to her top college choice and we received the financial aid package, we knew the college was an almost feasible ... Read More

9 Tips For Playing The Financial Aid Game
College Savings

9 Tips For Playing The Financial Aid Game

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- September 19, 2016 0

Over the last decade, the process of getting into college has become one of understanding the rules of the game and then figuring out strategies to ... Read More