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.
This article includes an inspiring 9-minute PBS NewsHour video featuring Discovery Channel TV host Mike Rowe.
The quiz in this article lays the foundation for some great family conversations. (Pay your teens to take this quiz if that’s what it takes!)
Learn how to apply for this specific kind of financial aid here. (You’ll need more than just the FAFSA form for this.)
Learn how one mom accomplished this, mainly by having her kids fill out a form every morning. (Downloadable form included.)
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.
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 on the phone or on Zoom to discuss it further on a future date. Thanks for being a hero to these families!
For clear, step-by-step help getting your kids through college debt-free, don’t rely on a loose collection of online articles.
You’ll miss hundreds of details that way.
Instead, right now, this week, get your copy of my book:
It’s a reference book, so nobody reads the whole thing cover to cover. Pick out what you need to read in it using the fast-paced, 10-minute video instructions here.
You can see more than 100 reviews of this book on Amazon by going to:
(Tell your friends.)
You can see why financial advising professionals love LAUNCH, here.
You can see the top 9 questions parents are asking me about LAUNCH, here.
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.
Take a step on this right now. Get regular, inspiring help from me—every Monday morning.
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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, Parents Magazine, and US News and World Report, and on CBS News.