How to Pay for College: Tax Savvy Tips for Parents

 

Tax Briefings 2018 (4:00 - 5:45 p.m.)

Sullivan & Worcester Conference Center, Boston, MA
May 30, 2018

Once upon a time, a college degree was a true bargain: Four years of tuition cost about the same amount as a fancy new automobile, and pretty much set you up for life.

Today, the price of that same college degree has sky-rocketed: The full-in cost of a college degree is now closer to the cost of a new house, and the size of the student loan has grown from a car loan to a mortgage.

Every parent still wants to send a child to college, but the affordability factor is daunting and getting worse. Fortunately, there are smart, savvy ways to manage the looming costs of college – but they are not necessarily intuitive or easy to identify.

This seminar offered an opportunity to educate yourself about the ins and outs of sending your children to college – from selecting the right college, to getting your child into the school of choice, to paying for it. This program gave the full scoop on what for many people is becoming the biggest financial decision of their lives.

Topics discussed include the following: