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Planning For The Costs of College With Sarah Zvekan



According to CNBC, a college education is now the second largest expense that an individual is going to make in a lifetime. With college costs increasing, more families know they have to have a plan to pay for college than ever before.

In this episode, David Vallieres talks with Sarah Zvekan, to explain how parents can begin to plan for the costs of college. She also shares some tips for navigating this expensive event in a cost efficient manner. 

Sarah discusses:

  • The value in allowing your kids to contribute to their college fees
  • Why it’s worth checking if you qualify for financial aid
  • The benefits of gifting stocks to your children for college expenses
  • Reasons why you should try to avoid private loans
  • How to plan for education costs for different age groups
  • And more

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About Our Guest:

Sarah Zvekan delights in working hand in hand with clients in developing their goals that drive their long-term financial plan. Sarah enjoys helping clients organize their financial life to lessen their burden and stress. She has a high level of proficiency in the financial planning platforms that are used to serve clients and is consistently willing to leverage specialized tools to empower clients to accomplish their goals.




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Women and Wealth: Planning for Retirement — Part Two With Margie, Pat, and Marla



While preparing for retirement, it’s important to involve your heirs in the financial planning process.

In part four of the Women and Wealth series, David Vallieres and Jordann Andrusiak once again speak with Margie, Pat, and Marla, who share the steps they are taking to prepare their next generations for a healthy financial future. They also candidly discuss their biggest financial wins and how they achieved them.

The guests discuss:

  • Financial planning tips they wish they had known earlier in life
  • The financial freedom and peace of mind that you achieve after working with an advisor
  • Biggest financial pitfalls of their lives and how they overcame them
  • The importance of having a secure document locator while planning your estate
  • And more!

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Women and Wealth: Planning for Retirement With Margie, Pat, and Marla



A lot of women often rely heavily on their spouse to take care of the finances.

Remember, doing so can significantly affect you at a later stage in your life.

In part three of the Women and Wealth series, David Vallieres and Jordann Andrusiak are joined by Margie, Pat, and Marla, all of whom are in the retirement phase of their lives. They discuss the importance of taking hold of your finances and developing financial literacy early on in life.

The guests discuss:

  • How they navigated their financial complexities during the death of their spouse
  • How an advisor can ease your financial burden during unforeseen life circumstances
  • Why you need to discuss your finances with your children
  • Financial decisions that might keep you up at night if you have not planned for them
  • And more!

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