#265 Navigating Financial Aid and Student Loans


As college acceptances roll in, how can families navigate the web of financial aid and student loans? Guest  Kelly Peeler, the Founder & CEO of NextGenVest.com joins the show to help you scoop up some of the $2.7 billion left on the table every year. She notes that families are befuddled by the complex and time consuming student loan application process, highlighted by the dreaded FAFSA form.

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NextGenVest can help by providing key financial aid deadline reminders, form annotations, and on-demand help over text message to get more financial aid in high school and beyond.

NextGenVest's "Money Mentor" will connect students and their families with someone who can coach them through the process. Just dial 646-798-1745 and text "I WANT HELP" and you will be connected. Kelly also discussed the student loan bubble, which could be the next financial crisis. Check out Kelly's TED talk "How to Change the World as a Millennial - Don't Be Stupid with Your Money"

Thanks to everyone who participated this week, especially Mark, the Best Producer/Music Curator in the World. Mark is back in the US and makes another appearance on the show. Here's how to contact us:

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