Once you have the required information to prepare your forms, contact our office at (716) 348-3425 to schedule your appointment.
The process of preparing for college is complex. SY Associates and Clear Focus offer a comprehensive menu of professional services to help you better prepare and manage your investment in college including:
SY Associates and Clear Focus college preparation services provide the professional assistance you need to manage one of your biggest financial commitments and help your student reach college success. Services incidental to product needs carry no additional fees . Service fees are fully disclosed in advance with flexible service options on an hourly, per visit, or select package basis.
SY Associates and Clear Focus advisors are among the best trained and most knowledgeable professionals available to help you manage your college investment. This is how we earn the right to be your advisor of choice. Visit one of our offices for a no-obligation evaluation and assessment of your needs.
 All services conform to Federal regulations pertaining to the use of electronic signatures. Forms assistance does not extend to the filing of forms on behalf of clients or the charging of fees to file applications.
 Some affiliates with SY Associates or Clear Focus are also employed by other firms. There is no relationship between SY Associates or Clear Focus and these firms. Where appropriate disclosures will be made prior to any formal engagement.
 Mortgage services and education loans are available through referrals to mortgage brokerage services and education lending companies. Some SY Associates or Clear Focus affiliated advisors may also be licensed mortgage brokers. There is no formal relationship between these mortgage brokerage services or education lending companies and SY Associates or Clear Focus.
 There are no additional fees associated with the consideration of college needs as part of, and incidental to, the recommendation of fixed insurance, fixed annuity, savings and mortgage products.
Have a child at or near college age? SY Associates and Clear Focus can give you the expert advice needed to achieve college success.
Get started today with a free consultation with a SY Associates or Clear Focus advisor  who knows college planning. We can help you pre-plan for college expenses to reduce costs and make college more affordable.
 Clear Focus affiliated advisors are certified annually by the American Education Foundation (AMEDF) for college planning
Unsure of what help you need or where to start? Meet with an expert for one-on-one confidential counseling to discuss any aspect of your college plans like qualifying for financial aid, searching for scholarships, preparing for admissions, deciding on a career, evaluating academics, researching majors and selecting the right college. Counseling sessions can be billed on an hourly or per session basis. Rates vary by location and affiliate.
For families with limited financial resources, subsidized college counseling services are available through the American Education Foundation College Access and Affordability Alliance (AMEDF Alliance). Subsidies are available to cover 70%, 85% or even 100% of counseling fees in select locations for qualified families. Through the efforts of the AMEDF and the AMEDF Alliance, limited financial resources will no longer be a hinderance to college success. Contact the American Education Foundation for details at http://www.amedf.org/.