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February 27, 2021 23 min

Show Notes:

In this episode, I reveal the single day in the life of your child that represents the "tipping point" when it comes to college affordability. If you miss it, you may not be able to recover.  Find out how prepared you'll be when you reach the tipping point.

Here is what I discuss in this episode:

0:03:00 Top college affordability questions


0:04:05 How much does college cost?


0:06:00 What about state schools?


0:06:40 What about community colleges?


0:07:00 What about service academies?


0:09:09 Income range analysis


0:10:00 Income < $70K


0:10:58 Income $70K - $150K


0:12:30 Income $150K - $500K (dead zone)


0:13:30 Income > $500K


0:13:55 Where are you on the continuum?


0:15:00 When is the tipping point?


0:15:44 Option #1: status quo


0:16:15 Option #2: downscale


0:17:14 Option #3: Go for gold


0:18:30 Which scenario resonates with you?


0:18:50 When is the tipping point (actual date)?


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