About Us

College Affordability is an information website under the Amrein Financial Company.  Due to increased complexity of the college funding process Fred Amrein, decided to create a separate website for this portion of his fee-only financial planning business.  This effort was to make it easier for clients, schools and other professionals to get the appropriate information in a centralized place on college affordability topics.

The company’s goal is to provide families with independent and objective advice on each aspect of the college financial decision process.  We are one of the few companies that brings together all of the financial issues of the college decision at one place.  Our expertise covers from the best college saving options to the financial aid process to how loan forgiveness will work and everything in between.

As fee-only financial planners and fiduciaries we need to act in the best interest of our clients.  This is a cornerstone belief of the company.  Since we receive no compensation from the recommended solutions, our clients can feel they are getting objective advice without a hidden agenda.

Most people feel the college financial aid offices can answer all of their college funding questions.  This is not true.  Due to increased complexities, financial aid offices are limited to only specific areas of the ways to pay for college.  This website and our professional service can address all of the questions you may have on educational funding.

We do more than others:

Being able to provide answers fro the entire process is a major advantage.  Our advice can cover from before you attend college to after you graduate.  Listed below are just a few things:

  • Financial Aid Positioning
  • Projected financial outcome for each specific colleges
  • Explanations of various tax strategies
  • Proper use of college savings
  • Analyze financing options
  • No Compensation from our recommendations

As fiduciaries, you can feel comfortable with the recommended solution since we receive no compensation for them.  You are getting independent and objective advice.

Our Process

Our unique four year cash flow helps families understand how to maximize their tuition dollars.  College Affordability provides advice on how to finance the college education they want to provide to their children. We approach paying for college as an investment.  Depending on the number of children and the colleges you are considering this could easily be a $100,000 to $500,000+ expenses.  Our analysis brings all the financial options together so you can lower your cost and maximize your financial resources.

Our Vision

Our vision is to provide objective and current information to help families make college more affordable.

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