Fred Amrein

Founder, Pay For ED

Fred is the founder/CEO of PayForED.com .  He is a nationally recognized expert in the entire college funding and student loan repayment process.  Fred’s unique approach helps students and parents envision the financial outcome of a college education.  He brings together the financial aid process, college saving plans, educational tax strategies, student financing and the loan repayment options.

Fred developed the first comprehensive college funding and student loan repayment software.  The PayForED.com company’s mission is to prevent and solve the student debt crisis.

His passion for this topic started when his own three daughters started their college journey.  Two of them changed schools and majors and one was a Division 1 athlete.  All three graduated on time and are productive adults.

Fred has a MBA in Finance from Saint Joseph’s University and BS in Accounting and Marketing from Saint Joseph’s University.  He is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation and a former board member of the National College Advocacy Group (NCAG).  Fred is the author of a book and various CFP approved training programs.  He has been quoted WSJ, Money Magazine, US News and other national publications.

Past Appearances

Your Money: March 13, 2018

Host Kent Smetters is joined by PJ Wallin (Founder & Lead Advisor, Atlas Financial), Rett Dean (Co-Founder, CFP, Riverchase Wealth Management), and Fred Amrein (Founder, Pay For ED) on the Tuesday, March 13, 2018 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Your Money: December 27, 2016

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Ron Lieber (“Your Money” Columnist, The New York Times), Ara Oghoorian CFA, CFP, CPA (President & Founder, ACap Asset Management), and Fred Amrein (Founder, Pay For ED) on the Tuesday, December 27, 2016 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Your Money: February 9, 2016

Host Kent Smetters is joined by Ron Lieber (“Your Money” Columnist, The New York Times), Ara Oghoorian CFA, CFP, CPA (President & Founder, ACap Asset Management), and Fred Amrein (Founder, Pay For ED) on the Tuesday, February 9, 2016 edition of Your Money.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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Fred is the founder/CEO of PayForED.com .  He is a nationally recognized expert in the entire college funding and student loan repayment process.  Fred’s unique approach helps students and parents envision the financial outcome of a college education.  He brings together the financial aid process, college saving plans, educational taxRead More

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