One of my favorite places to go is the woods. Growing up in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, we lived at the foothills of the White Mountain National Park. Being surrounded by beautiful lakes and mountains, being outside was where I wanted to be. It has also been the place where I have had the best conversations with friends.
To all parents out there navigating the college process in these unprecedented times, we would like to thank you for working overtime to make sure your child finds the best fit. While it is still cloudy as to when we will be restored to normal, we would like to take this time to clear up what we do know for both high school seniors and juniors.
You may have heard that the recently passed CARES Act has some benefits for borrowers of student loans during this coronavirus public health emergency. However, unless you want to dive into the congressional legislation for yourself, here is a summary of how this act may affect you, and steps that you can take depending on your scenario.
We would like you should know that if we are your financial planner and investment adviser, we remain solidly committed to your long term plan. From our first meetings together, we have always emphasized the long term aspect of the planning work we do. This includes being prepared for the unexpected—in advance.
For parents of high school sophomores and juniors, April break is usually an excellent time to start touring the schools on your child’s list. However, closed campuses and social distancing have made the tour process all that much more difficult. Many schools offer virtual tours, but can you summarize all that a school has to offer by the click of a mouse?