Do You Need a Financial Adviser?

If, like most, you wonder how you'll manage, the right expert can help you slash your tab significantly

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You can also check a financial planner's disciplinary history on the websites of the CFP Board or the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Most planners offer a free initial consultation. You can use that meeting to confirm that the adviser has significant experience working with families looking for financial aid for college. If you get any advice you're not comfortable with, seek a second opinion.

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