Welcome to the Popcorn Finance Back to School Series! Over the next five weeks I am going to be joined by the amazing guests below. Each week we will take a look at college from a different angle. Check back in each Monday for a new episode!
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9/10/18 – Week 1
Saving for College Using a 529 Plan
Guest: Wayne Weber, GiftofCollege.com
Wayne is the CEO of Gift of College, a gift registry that allows friends and family to contribute towards a 529 Plan or student loan. Together we will discuss what a 529 Plan is, how to open one up and the outlook of college tuition.
Connect with The Gift of College at:
Facebook: Gift Of College
9/17/18 – Week 2
How to Find and Win Scholarships
Guest: Pam Andrews, TheScholarshipShark.com
Pam is an expert when it comes to finding and winning scholarships. She is best known for helping her son win over $700,000 in scholarships! Pam shares her best tips to help you get the scholarships you need.
Pam’s Favorite Scholarship Databases
Connect with Pam at:
Facebook: Scholarship Shark
9/24/18 – Week 3
Choosing a Budget Friendly Major
Guest: Cody Berman, FlyToFI.com
Cody is a passionate guy who is all about achieving financial independence. One thing is certain, student loans are not going to help you achieve financial freedom. Cody shares some great examples of how your choice in college and major can determine how long you will be paying for your education.
Connect with Cody at:
Facebook: Fly to FI
10/1/18 – Week 4
Student Loans 101
Guest: Robert Farrington, TheCollegeInvestor.com
Robert Farrington is the founder of TheCollegeInvestor.com, a great resource helping millennials get out of student loan debt and start building wealth for their future. Robert stopped by to help out a special listener by answering his questions about subsidized student loans and interest rates.
Make sure you visit TheCollegeInvestor.com/PopcornFinance for more amazing student loan resources!
Connect with Robert at:
Facebook: The College Investor
10/8/18 – Week 5
Is College Right For Everyone?
Guest: Jean Joo & Parker Anderson, CreatorsGroup.com
I met Jean and Parker in Philadelphia after they filmed an amazing video with me for Popcorn Finance (check it out at Instagram.com/PopcornFinancePodcast). Together we have an open and honest conversation about the importance of college, its role in our lives and taking an alternative path.
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