February 04, 2000

How To Finance Your Child's College Education?

Free Feb. 15 Seminar Offers Solutions

The public is invited to attend "The Complete College Financial Planning Seminar", a free program to be held on Tuesday, February 15, in La Jolla Country Day School's Black Box Theater. Registration and continental breakfast will start at 7:45 a.m.; the program will begin at 8 a.m.

Panelists will include a college financial aid officer, a financial planner and a representative for California's ScholarShare College Savings Trust. Topics will range from college education costs and investment strategies to college funding sources and vehicles. A question and answer session will conclude the program. RSVP by phone (858/453-3440x113) or e-mail (stilton@ljcds.org) by Monday, February 14.

The seminar is part of the "Preserving Your Nest Egg" series sponsored annually by Country Day's Development Committee. This year's panel include the following professionals:

Lvee Borgonia - An officer in the student financial services department at the University of California, San Diego, Borgonia will discuss tuition aid, grants and scholarships.

Nicole Mouton - Mouton represents the Golden State ScholarShare College Savings Trust, a flexible program designed by the State of California to help families to save for higher education. ScholarShare is administered by TIAA-CREF.

Joan S. Weiss, CPA,CFA - Weiss is an award-winning financial planner for Sagemark Consulting. She is a frequent speaker in the Southern California business community and has authored numerous publications on investment strategies.

La Jolla Country Day is located at 9490 Genesee Ave. in the Golden Triangle area. It is an independent, co-educational, non-sectarian, not-for-profit college preparatory school for 1,000 students in pre-school through 12th grade. The school's mission is to prepare individuals for a lifetime of intellectual exploration, personal growth and social responsibility.

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