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#130: Paying for College

Did you know that there is a difference between a scholarship and a grant, and that difference can affect the money you receive from your chosen school? Today, the Money JAR team talks with Beatrice Schultz of Westface College Planning to discuss an important topic on every college bound student and parents’ mind: how to pay for college. We tackle strategies, available grants and some common misconceptions about the college planning experience. There are a lot of great resources, so please check out the footnotes below for links to the resources discussed in this episode!

Beatrice is the co-owner of Westface Financial Advisory, Westface Financial & Insurance Services, and Westface College Planning. She has over 30 years of experience in personal financial services and international corporate business. You can find Beatrice at, on Facebook at, and on Twitter @WestFaceCollegePlanning

Find out more information about:

Pell Grants:

State financial aid programs:

For more information about the Junior Achievement of Oregon and SW Washington scholarship program, please email:

Beatrice’s cited scholarship databases:

Find out more about college planning from Beatrice’s website: