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If you are the parent of a college bound high school student then this podcast is for you. Our goal is to give you the information you need to SAVE TIME, SAVE MONEY, and reduce stress in the college process. We will cover all aspects of planning and paying for college including things like: What to do if you do not qualify for financial aid, student loans, FAFSA and CSS profile, merit aid, scholarships, college tax breaks, visits, ACT and SAT, college fairs, the application process, and good college planning websites. Essentially all things college.

Taming the High Cost of College! : Financial Aid | FAFSA | Student Loans | Scholarships | Tax | Saving | Investing | Grants Brad Baldridge, CFP : College Financial Planner

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If you are the parent of a college bound high school student then this podcast is for you. Our goal is to give you the information you need to SAVE TIME, SAVE MONEY, and reduce stress in the college process. We will cover all aspects of planning and paying for college including things like: What to do if you do not qualify for financial aid, student loans, FAFSA and CSS profile, merit aid, scholarships, college tax breaks, visits, ACT and SAT, college fairs, the application process, and good college planning websites. Essentially all things college.

    THCC118 – Understanding College Tax Deductions Interview with Craig Cody, Certified Tax Coach and Author “Secrets of a Tax Free Life”

    THCC118 – Understanding College Tax Deductions Interview with Craig Cody, Certified Tax Coach and Author “Secrets of a Tax Free Life”

    What is a certified tax coach? “We help our clients keep more of what they make by lowering their tax liability through legal means,” describes our guest Craig Cody. He is a best selling author and certified tax coach that works in all 50 states with his average client saving over $20,000 a year in taxes. Filling out the forms properly is very different from planning your life to get the most back from completing those boxes. Listen to this short episode for all of the tax secrets you can’t miss!

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    • 36 min
    THCC117 – Choosing a Winning Career Path Interview with Casey Stanton, CMO of Tech Guys Who Get Marketing and Author “Functional Marketing”

    THCC117 – Choosing a Winning Career Path Interview with Casey Stanton, CMO of Tech Guys Who Get Marketing and Author “Functional Marketing”

    Speaking today is Chief Marketing Officer Casey Stanton. After the recession of 2008 hit, Stanton was stuck without a job. Using some creativity, salesmanship, and a little luck he was able to find his passion in life through the success of marketing. Using his career achievements, he was even able to land as a professor of marketing at Tulane University where he created and taught several courses. Want to stand out in a sea of homogeneity at a job interview? Stanton has the secrets you need right now!

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    • 55 min
    THCC116 – Making College Finance Decisions Interview with Debbi King, Author “The ABC’s of Personal Finance”

    THCC116 – Making College Finance Decisions Interview with Debbi King, Author “The ABC’s of Personal Finance”

    “Personal finance is about 10% math and 90% emotion,” describes our guest today and money expert Debbi King. After ending up in bankruptcy, she finally got debt-free and decided nobody else should ever have to go through what happened to her. Using her accounting degree and education degree she became a coach and author to help everyone succeed financially.

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    • 40 min
    THCC115- Getting Additional Support Beyond Your High School- Outside Agencies That Provide College Support Interview with Dr. Toinette McClellan Gunn, VP of Programs at Chicago Scholars

    THCC115- Getting Additional Support Beyond Your High School- Outside Agencies That Provide College Support Interview with Dr. Toinette McClellan Gunn, VP of Programs at Chicago Scholars

    Chicago Scholars has the goal of finding students in the Chicago area that want to go to college, but might need some additional support. Even if you are not in Chicago, tune in to this episode with Dr. Toinette Gunn to understand how these programs work! There is support out there ready and waiting to help you guide your student through the college process.

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    • 48 min
    THCC114 – Learn How Entrepreneurship is Becoming a Major in College Interview with Eric Liguori, Entrepreneurship Expert and Author “The Startup Student”

    THCC114 – Learn How Entrepreneurship is Becoming a Major in College Interview with Eric Liguori, Entrepreneurship Expert and Author “The Startup Student”

    “Entrepreneurship is one of the fastest growing majors on college campuses around the country,” shares our guest today Eric Liguori. He is the author of “The Startup Student” and an expert in the growing field of entrepreneurship. Hear what he has to say about building a better business and controlling your own destiny in this episode.

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    • 47 min
    THCC113 – Health Care on Campus and How It Works Interview with Dr. Sarah Van Orman, Executive Director of Health Services at the University of Wisconsin- Madison

    THCC113 – Health Care on Campus and How It Works Interview with Dr. Sarah Van Orman, Executive Director of Health Services at the University of Wisconsin- Madison

    Healthcare, insurance, and everything health related that you need to understand when you send your student to college are what we cover in our episode today with expert Dr. Sarah Van Orman. She is a former President of the American College Health Association and a primary care physician with a focus on keeping students healthy and successful in college. “This is the opportunity to be teaching your student about being a health care consumer,” shares Dr. Van Orman.

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    • 37 min

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