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Steven Sirot Featured In The Star-Ledger

College Benefits Research Group Co-Founder, Steven Sirot Featured In The Star-Ledger -College Planner offers a step-by-step guide to fill out crucial FAFSA form-   Steven Sirot, Co-Founder, College Benefits Research Group (CBRG), was recently featured in The...

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Steven Sirot Featured On Personal Finance Site

College Benefits Research Group Co-Founder, Steven Sirot, Featured On Personal Finance Site -College Planner discusses the impact of outside income towards college financial aid-   Roseland, NJ –Many grandparents would like to financially help their grandchildren...

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FAFSA Requirements – David Slater on NJ Money Help

College Benefits Research Group Co-Founder, David Slater, Featured on NJ Money Help   - College Planner was featured in numerous personal finance sites where he offered information on filing the FAFSA-   Roseland, New Jersey – The FAFSA (Free Application for...

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How the right college fit can ensure long term success

Janet Loren, Certified Educational Planner (CEP), College Benefits Research Group, Featured on Family Radio -Janet Loren, partner at CBRG explains the importance of how the right college fit can ensure long term success” Roseland, New Jersey – Janet Loren,...

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The College Preparation Checklist

Leaving for college is, without a doubt, one of the most exciting moments of your life. You’re embarking on a brand new journey that will impact your future. Before you load up those boxes and head for campus, make sure you’re prepared. How Do I Start Planning for...

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The Rundown on College Grants

You’ve just received (or are about to receive) your high school diploma. College is right around the corner, and you’re excited to further your education and see what life has in store. Being financially prepared is crucial for many incoming students. College grants...

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CBRG offers free college funding workshops

For students applying to college, January is the time to start applying for Federal Student Aid via the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The office of Federal Student Aid provides more than $150 billion each year to help more than 15 million students...

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CBRG Gives Financial Aid Tips on

Today we're answering a few questions that readers have sent about their own journeys through the college application process. The first question is about the electronic signing of the online Common Application. Our second question is a financial one and it arose from...

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Do you help find grants and scholarships for our child?

Yes, we do help your student find grants and scholarships. First you should know there are three types of grants or scholarships. There are those awarded by the federal and state government (which are mostly need-based), there are those offered by the colleges and...

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What is a College Planning Specialist?

A financial planner focuses on showing you ways to grow your income and to create wealth. As college planning specialists, our objective is to show you how to pay for college, and potentially make it a financial "non-event" for your family.

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Why should we consider working with a College Planner?

Working with a college planning specialist can make you aware of tips and strategies most people don’t even know exist. Utilizing a combination of these little-known strategies can tremendously benefit your family and your pocket-book. The services that we provide are...

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