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How I Slashed My Kids' College Tuition Bill By 50%

As a Certified Financial Planner, I've been actively trying to figure out how to cut college tuition costs for my clients. As a dad soon to have three kids in college in 2019, it's especially timely!

Here's how I am making college more affordable. We all know college costs are out of control, and there are several popular strategies people use, including:

  • Taking Advanced Placement (AP) classes in high school and testing well enough to get your child college credit.
  • In some school districts your child can take classes at a community college while in high school and get dual credit.
  • Have your child go to junior college. This

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