Planning for College: Beyond Investment Strategies

Florian, Amy
February 2010
Journal of Financial Planning;Feb2010, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p39
Academic Journal
The article discusses ways on how financial planners can have an effective investment strategy for college educational plans in the U.S. It mentions that financial planners must allow parents to talk about how they feel as it would make them feel that they were understood. Financial planners must demonstrate that they will support them as their child grows, promote open discussion and honesty about financial matters, and allowing the teen to feel respected. It states that financial planners must start initiating discussions regarding the level of funding parents must provide for college as the child grows through elementary.


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