I’m spending Memorial Day having as much fun as I possibly can—and I hope you are too.
Whenever I take time off like this, I like to point you to some of my most helpful recent articles that you may have missed. This gives you a chance to catch up—right on a week when you may have a little extra time yourself.
Hear Me Interviewed on the FamVestor Podcast
See me live in my living room in Minnesota! Lots of ideas for parents of littles and older kids too. Listen while you’re cooking dinner.
Urgent Info for Parents of 9th Graders
Parents, do this now—and set yourself up to get way more financial aid money in 3 years.
Financial advising professionals—my understanding is that you should be able to send this article on to clients without creating a compliance issue, as long as you’ve discussed this topic with the client beforehand, and, when you send it, you include the suggestion that you meet to discuss it further on a future date. Thanks for being a hero to these families!
Applying for Scholarships During the Pandemic (ages 12–26)
This is a good idea, and I make it easy. Kids who see 4 minutes of my video will be hooked.
Hope for Your Kid’s Future During COVID-19
An academic strategist explains why it’s going to be OK.
And then the big one:
MUST-HAVE Student Loan Info for During the Pandemic.
(This one may be the most important one for you.)
If you’re currently paying down student loan debt—or if you’ve cosigned for someone else who is—I urge you—please click above and listen to the “Student Loan Lady,” Betsy Mayotte, being interviewed on the Death, Sex & Money podcast.
The interview takes just 25 minutes, and it’ll provide you the most current information on whether you do or do not have to pay on your particular student loans right now. (Betsy may keep you from making a mistake that could cost you thousands later.)
This podcast episode will also direct you to resources if you’re currently in a tough spot regarding student loans.
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Read just one chapter of LAUNCH every 1–3 months while your child’s in middle school and high school, and you’ll know every viable strategy for debt-free college at exactly the right time to implement it.
And if your child’s already well past middle school? That’s OK; you can run to catch up. But the process of getting your kids through college debt-free goes more smoothly the earlier you start it—especially if you’re not planning to save up any money to pay for college.
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Who is Jeannie Burlowski?
Jeannie is a full-time academic strategist, podcast host, and sought-after speaker for students ages 12–26 and their parents and grandparents. Her writing, speaking, and podcasting help parents set their kids up to graduate college debt-free and move directly into careers they excel at and love. Her work has been featured in publications such as The Huffington Post, USA Today, NerdWallet, and US News and World Report, and on CBS News.