The cost to provide employee benefits has significantly increased over the past several years. It is becoming harder and harder for companies to retain their employees without providing strong employee benefits. Our educational workshops provide a no cost employee benefit that focuses on one of the biggest concerns to their employees as it relates to finances. Financial Aid Concepts & Tuition Strategies works with employers to bring a valuable employee benefit to their organization through educational workplace workshops, individual one-on-one consultations, and the Financial Aid Concepts & Tuition Strategies-SAGE Tuition reward program, at NO COST to the employer. Learn more about what Financial Aid Concepts & Tuition Strategies can bring to your organization.
Our educational workplace workshops are designed to provide a real-world approach that helps your employees prepare themselves and their children for college, while minimizing the stress of out-of-pocket college expenses. We will help educate your employees on a myriad of topics including but not limited to the following:
♦ The financial aid process, including understanding the variety of loans, scholarships, grants, etc. that are available.
♦ Understanding the complexity of FAFSA forms.
♦ The different methodologies schools use to calculate financial aid (Federal vs. Institutional).
♦ Timeline of events and the completion of paperwork.
♦ Understanding Expected Family Contribution (EFC), how it is calculated and how it can be lowered.
♦ The importance of the SAT/ACT and differences between them and how they impact your situation.
♦ The means by which to develop the path to educational choices & financial aid options.
After attending one of our workshops, each employee is entitled to a FREE no obligation one-on-one consultation with a college aid planner. We offer a thorough and comprehensive plan to actualize every opportunity available to your employee’s with college bound children, to meet their financial aid obligations, while keeping their financial aid goals in place.
Our consultations are designed to:
♦ Take a snap shot of the parents current financial aid situation as it relate specifically to College Planning.
♦ Determine the Assessed & Non-Assessed investment in their personal situation.
♦ Calculate their Expected Family Contribution (EFC).
♦ Review Federal Methodology vs. Institutional Methodology.
♦ Discuss strategies to potentially lower their EFC.
♦ Determine if there is a need for FAFSA Filing and a customized profile.
Most parents do not know how much the cost of college is for the individual institutions, how much they need to put away to cover the cost of college factoring in inflation. We develop a report that will allow you to compare the true cost of each college.