Chris Curran works with families to plan for college.  A big part of what he does is help families reduce the overall cost of college by harnessing the power of the financial aid process.   

Do you know what assets should be listed on financial aid forms and which should not?  Did you know that retirement accounts and some other family owned assets don't have to be listed on financial aid forms?   

If you want to know more about how to reduce college costs check out Chris Curran's book  College Funding Secrets and listen to this week's simple tips in the video below.  You can check out other columns by Chris here.