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We give you all the tools and resources you need to help your clients efficiently plan for college and pay their tuition bill. Get access to all our software tools, marketing collateral, training modules, planning concepts, and presentation materials you need to help your clients.

Before you become a member, you can first learn the fundamentals of college funding by signing up for our Introduction to College Funding course. This will give you a basic idea of the content and strategies that you can learn when you become a member, including creative ways to save & pay for college like how to get the IRS to fund part of your college education.

Once you become a member, you can browse our Learning Library to get Quick Answers to the most common questions asked about funding college. Our Learning Library also gives you access to our CCPS® Reference Manual for potential planning tips, plus numerous strategy sessions recorded on audio and video in our Download & Recordings area. If you want to discuss potential ideas and strategies with other experienced college advisors, you can start (or join) a strategy topic on one of our many Discussion Forums. If you just want a quick answer from one of our NICCP staff experts, you can use our Online Ticket Support System.

If you want to go a step further with you college funding expertise, you can take your technical knowledge to the next level with our CCPS® Certification program. The CCPS® designation is the ONLY college financial planning accreditation in the financial industry. Once you are a candidate, you will get access to our CCPS® Blueprint college planning software, where you can access several calculators and other tools of the trade. You can keep up to date with all the changes and new advances in college funding by accessing our NICCP Continuing Education Webinars. 

Finally, if you decide that you would like to apply all your knowledge and expertise and add a college funding niche to your financial practice, we have all the training, tools, and resources you will ever need to launch a full-fledged college funding practice in our Business Builder program.

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