As a father of 3, I certainly have thought a good deal about financial issues. I realized at some point that financial knowledge equals more money. I also realized that whatever stress I had about money was alleviated when I learned how best to spend, manage, and save money. I also learned that I could help our college counseling clients by sharing what almost seems to be a secret: SAT scores correlated with merit aid for college.
Every year, we get dozens of e-mails from parents who are happy that their children’s SAT scores led to thousands of dollars: