The Major Mystery: Figuring Out the College Path

Deciding on a college major can be difficult. When students do have a major selected, they are better prepared and can plan out their college career further in advance, which means less stress later on. Importantly, early major selection can …

How to Stay in Touch with Your College Student

When kids head off to college, their communication habits change. Parents might not see their kids for weeks or months. For some families, this new-found separation can be challenging — especially during the first year, as both sides adjust to …

Getting the Financial Aid You Need

The upcoming school year is rapidly approaching for the next class of college-bound students. As the clock is winding down, I’ve been spending a lot of time working closely with families to ensure they get the most out of their …

Art of Goal Setting

We all have goals. Whether those goals revolve around our physical appearance, or our personal or professional life—we’re all working towards something. But without taking the proper steps when setting and following through on your goals, you may be selling …

Textbooks 101: Getting an A in Smart Shopping

Every year, college students—from the bottom-of-the-totem-pole freshmen to the too-cool-for-school seniors—review financial aid packages, set funds aside for room and board, and make travel plans for breaks and visits home. They think they’re in the financial clear until they remember …

Awards Season

This February, I had the wonderful honor of going to the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. I was invited by a good friend who had access to the awards, and he offered my wife and me passes to the event. …

Kevin Anderson Signs Publishing Deal for New Book, “Transform”

College financial planning pro, Kevin Anderson, will team with CelebrityPress, a leading book publishing company, and other leading experts from across the globe to release the new book, “Transform.”

Orlando, Fla. – June 18, 2014 – Kevin Anderson, Founder …

College funding Insight & Tips

Let My Hindsight Be Your 20/20

My parents were both teachers, and while my mom passed away when I was five, my dad was a high school teacher nearly all my life. Needless to say, there was never any doubt that I’d be going to college. …

Getting teen ready for college.

Making Time for the Ones You Love

When it comes to spending time with your busy teen before they go off to college, most parents know that the era of sitting around the dinner table and talking about the day’s events is pretty much over. …