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The College Money Guys and Mayor Annise Parker

Following our college planning workshop in Clear Lake on October 12, 2013.  Mayor Annise Parker stopped by to talk with Brannon Lloyd, CEO of The College Money Guys … [Read More...]


NCAA Eligibility Changes for Class of 2016

Here is a heads up from the NCAA Student Athlete Eligibility Center · Do you have a student who is considering competing at the collegiate level? * Did you know that the NCAA’s initial-eligibility academic standards are changing for student-athletes enrolling at an NCAA Division I university … [Read More...]

Money flies away

4 Tips For Getting More College Money! | Fort Bend Christian Academy

Are you the parent of a high school student wondering "How am I going to pay for college?" You are not alone!   Peter Acquaro of The College Money Guys in Houston, Texas, recently shared valuable funding tips and myths with high school parents at Fort Bend Christian Academy's College Financial … [Read More...]

Living on their own

7 tips to Make the Most of your College Visits

If you are even thinking about going to college in the next few years, visiting your potential colleges is one of the most important steps that you can take. Just like you wouldn’t buy a car without going for a test drive, you would be amazed at what you can learn about a school in just a few hours. … [Read More...]

Money flies away

Top 5 Myths about Who Qualifies For Financial Aid

In need of Financial Aid but don't qualify? You may have participated in or over-heard parents discussing the high cost of college. These conversations typically end up with everyone agreeing that they make too much money for financial aid or that they are not from the ‘right’ ethnic group to … [Read More...]

High School Students

College Bound Flight Plan – Will Your Child’s Exit Strategy Get Off the Ground?

Do You Live Moment by Moment? No successful business person would ever dream of stepping into a meeting without an agenda; yet these same people return home each evening only to parent on a "moment by moment" basis. I want to challenge you to take a few minutes now and think about what kind of … [Read More...]

Living on their own

What Have You Done To Prepare For Your College Freshman Coming Home For The Holidays?

Beware of Hidden Landmines Your college freshman is coming home for the holidays, now what? Having the time to reconnect and visit is very enticing. But this time is filled with lots of hidden landmines. Your child has been on their own with no curfews, no one to report to, enjoying total freedom. … [Read More...]

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