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5 things most families don’t know about before taking out student loans, but should

By Chris Wills | March 29, 2019

1 $31,000 is the maximum amount dependent undergrad students can borrow in federal direct student loans. Annual limits are: $5,500 in year 1 $6,500 in year 2 and $7,500 each subsequent year until the $31,000 overall limit is reached 2 You must complete the FAFSA to access the Federal Direct Student Loans and the Parent…

Kansas City FSP presentation

By The Staff | January 15, 2019

Click here to access the Kansas City FSP presentation

Siouxland Estate Planning Council presentation

By The Staff | January 14, 2019

Click here to access CIT’s Siouxland Estate Planning Council presentation

Beware – Retirement savings rollover issue on FAFSA

By The Staff | November 30, 2018

There is a FAFSA issue that has been tripping up families with qualified retirement savings rollovers that can result in wildly inflated EFC’s (expected family contributions), thus reducing the amount of financial aid they qualify for. Retirement savings moved from one qualified retirement plan to another qualified plan should not be reported as untaxed income…

Quad Cities FSP presentation

By The Staff | November 21, 2018

Click here to access the CIT Quad Cities FSP presentation

Parent seminar PowerPoint

By The Staff | October 31, 2018

Click here to access the College Inside Track parent seminar slide show

FPA of Austin symposium presentation

By The Staff | October 29, 2018

Click here to access the FPA Austin symposium presentation

Guardian Women’s Leadership Summit

By The Staff | October 29, 2018

Click here to access the presentation from the Guardian Women’s Leadership Summit

Insider tips for the week of Oct. 22, 2018

By The Staff | October 19, 2018

5 things parents need to know about prepping for the SAT or ACT – Grown and Flown has a helpful article covering both what you should know about standardized tests and how to find the best test prep for your child.   Don’t miss – Deadlines for merit aid may be earlier! – Many families…

Seminar PowerPoint

By The Staff | September 29, 2018

Click the link below to download the College Inside Track education seminar PowerPoint. CIT Seminar Power Point  

FPA of Iowa presentation

By The Staff | September 20, 2018

Click here to access College Inside Track’s FPA of Iowa presentation

College Inside Track Ohio FSP presentation

By The Staff | September 20, 2018

Click here to access a copy of Chris Wills’ presentation at the Ohio FSP meeting