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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College? Importance of College Planning Attend a College Planning Seminar! The Parents College Survival Guide

Welcome to Lighthouse College Planning!

College Planning is a comprehensive and sometimes stressful process.

Did you know…

  • 46% of students – don’t finish with a degree
  • 57% of students – take 6 years to finish a degree
  • 34% of students – don’t go back after freshman year
  • 33% of students – transfer colleges with fewer credits than they earned

How do you avoid being one of these statistics?  With proper college planning »

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–Don and Michelle F. 

Parents’ College Survival Guide:

 Planning and Paying for College
 

 by John Groleau

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