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What we offer

We’re an award-winning organization that helps families develop customized, holistic plans to save money on college.

  • We recommend unique income, asset, borrowing and tax strategies aimed at increasing your student’s financial aid eligibility.
  • All of our strategies are reviewed by one of our Certified Financial Planners.
  • You’ll be paired with a dedicated client service manager to answer all of your questions until your last child is out of college.

For more information on what package is best for you, schedule a free consultation.

Listed prices effective April 1, 2021.

My College Planning Team Service Comparison Chart

Service Descriptions
(Included with your one-time fee)

DIY


$195

Reviews & Appeals
$495

Basic


$795

Basic+


$995

Standard


$1,295

Advanced


$1,495
A 20-page personalized ​software report​ listing all of the income, asset, tax and borrowing strategies available to reduce costs at a college of your choice.
FAFSA/CSS Profile pre-submission review to make sure it is free from any errors that could reduce your financial aid. X
SAT/ACT diagnostic to determine what is needed to reach your testing goals. X
Scholarship tips and top sources for finding them. X
Prepare a customized list of questions to ask the financial aid office on your college visits based on your personal financial situation. X
Financial aid award letter reviews and assistance with the appeals process. X
Unlimited meetings and Q&A with your client service manager until all of your children finish college. X X
Meetings with a Certified Financial Planner who will review your overall financial situation and help implement a plan to efficiently fund your retirement and pay for college.. X X
College reports estimating the amount of financial aid for all colleges under consideration. X X
Includes all additional students in the family. X X X
Meetings with one our high school counselors to assess your student’s need and coach you on how to work effectively with your high school counselor. X X X
Complete, customized college funding game plan listing all strategies required to lower college costs. X X X X
Consultations with your attorney and/or CPA. X X X X X

DIY
$195One-time fee
FAFSA Assist
$495One-time fee
Basic
$795One-time fee
Basic Plus
$995*One-time fee
Standard
$1,295*One-time fee
Advanced
$1,495*One-time fee

Our service packages

With the purchase of any one of our packages, you get the services until your child(ren) finish college. If you have questions, contact us at info@r8l.64d.myftpupload.com.

DIY Deal
$195One-time fee
Award Letter Reviews & Appeals
$495One-time fee
Basic
$795One-time fee
Basic Plus
$995*One-time fee
Standard
$1,295*One-time fee
Advanced
$1,495*One-time fee

DO-IT-YOURSELF (DIY)

For families who need some help but want  to implement income, asset, and borrowing strategies on their own without the assistance of one of our consultants.

Reviews & Appeals

Suitable for families who do not require a service package but would like us to review their FAFSA and/or CSS Profile prior to submission and would also like assistance with award letter reviews, the appeals, process and, if required, the verification process.

Basic

Suitable for families with only one student who require tips on income, asset, and borrowing strategies to lower the cost of college. This plan includes college reports for all colleges under consideration, help from our certified financial planners, and access to our team until your child finishes college.

Basic Plus

Suitable for families with more than one student attending college who require tips on income, asset, and borrowing strategies to lower college costs. This plan includes college reports for all colleges under consideration, help from our certified financial planners, and access to our team until all of your children are finished with college.

Standard

Our Standard service plan is recommended for families that want all of the services included in the Basic Plus package, plus a customized college funding game plan detailing all of the income, asset, and borrowing strategies that can be used to pay for college. Your client service team remains available until all children graduate from college.

Advanced

Our Advanced service plan is designed for clients who are business owners, have a more complex personal financial situation, or just want it all done for them. It includes everything in our Standard Service Plan but adds consultations, as required, with your attorney and/or CPA to assist in the implementation of strategies to reduce college costs.

*We may adjust your fees on a sliding scale based on your family’s ability to pay. Those who do not wish to purchase one of our service packages may
consult with us at our prevailing hourly rate.

For more information on what package is best for you, schedule a free consultation.

Billie Jo Weis

Billie Jo Weis

Billie Jo received her BA in accounting from San Jose State University and quickly attained her CPA license. She has over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance at a variety of companies. She assists families with various financial strategies to reduce college costs.

Matt Grzetich

Matt received his BA from Northern Illinois University.  He has over 10 years of experience helping families to understand the financial aid process. He specializes in FAFSA, the appeals process, reviewing award letters and Title IV Funding options.

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