Beacon Flash: “College Planning, Simplified,” with Advantage College Planning.

Planning for college can be stressful and confusing. Brooke Daly and Lindsey Ringenbach, from Advantage College Planning, will present information to demystify the process of affording, searching, and applying to college. During their presentation, Brooke and Lindsey will discuss strategies for navigating the financial resources available to students and families. They will also provide information about how to conduct a comprehensive college search and why finding the best fit schools for your student is beneficial academically, socially, and financially. Finally, they will conclude with a discussion about the criteria used in the admissions process.

Advantage College Planning offers personalized, step-by-step college planning guidance to families from start to finish. College is one of the biggest investments of your lifetime; join us on September 13 at 7:00pm to learn how to simplify college planning.

Call us at 919-821-5225 or email Ryan Smith at [email protected] to reserve your seat!



Ryan Smith
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Born and raised on the North Shore of Massachusetts, I moved to Raleigh in 2011 to marry my wife, Emily. We have two kids, Jack and Gwen, a golden retriever named Olly, and are members of Church of the Apostles. I have been a Financial Advisor since 2005 and earned a Master’s of Science in Financial Planning from Bentley University in 2007. I became a CFP® professional in 2009, a Retirement Income Certified Professional® in 2015, and a Certified Tax Specialist™ in 2023.