College Financial Planning; Getting Ahead of the Curve

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It’s no secret that college costs continue to rise at an alarming rate. Just the cost of a four year in-state college degree is approaching that of a small mortgage (without the house!) and we all have heard about the “student loan debt crisis”, where total outstanding education loans exceed a trillion dollars!

So what can parents do to get ahead of the game? Join college financial planning expert Kevin Worthley, CFP® who will discuss why it’s important to think far ahead, even if your child is still a toddler. Kevin will lead you through a brief summary of the financial aid system and help you understand what you need to do today to be ready when those college acceptance letters start appearing in your mailbox.

About Kevin Worthley:

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Kevin is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst (CDFA). He graduated from the University of Miami with a BA in Economics. Kevin provides full service financial planning services to individuals and small business owners. He also has extensive experience and expertise in college financial planning, helping clients with concerns of how to pay college costs for their children. Additionally, Kevin provides consultative financial advice to divorcing clients as an advisor with Equitable Divorce Solutions, LLC.

Kevin is a member and past Board Director of the RI chapter of the Financial Planning Association, a member and past Board Director of the Association of Divorce Financial Planners and a member of the RI Mediators Association. Since 2001 he has written a personal finance column for the Newport Daily News in Newport, RI as well as many articles in other publications. Kevin has been consulted and quoted in the national media on issues regarding divorce planning and college planning.