For many families college is right around the corner, and so is that first Business Office payment. Fortunately for you, we have some great advice on hand from a financial aid wizard. While specific policies may change, the strategies and mindset behind lowering the bottom line and getting more aid in your pocket tend to stick around. That’s why we’re replaying our interview with financial aid wizard and UC San Diego instructor, Jodi Okun.
Here’s our original description:
College planning expert Jodi Okun stops by the basement to help college-bound students save a TON of money. She has advice for students, parents, and for people thinking about possibly going back to college. How will you pay for it? She has many great suggestions.
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Then we take a hotline call from Amy about moving to Canada and a letter from Megan with an awesome article attached.
All that and a guy named Snoop! in the basement today….
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- Why Average Investors Don’t Make Money (Investopedia)
- ‘Sell Everything’ DoubleLine’s Gundlach Says (Financial Advisor)
A big thanks to Jodi Okun for giving us some great advice on how to get the most out of college aid. You can find more financial aid help from Jodi at her site College Financial Aid Advisors.
Here are the tools Jodi mentioned during our interview:
- Fastweb – for help find scholarships, colleges, financial aid and more.
- Chegg – for cheap textbook rentals
- How much student loan debt is there in the United States?
- Amy gives us a call about moving to Canada.
- Megan’s article she sent the basement – Your Lifestyle Has Already Been Designed
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