Michael Berlau is a leading nationally recognized college funding advisor according to SET Solutions Advisors™. Over the last 15 years he has worked with hundreds of families with college-bound students to help them successfully enroll in the college of choice, improve their financial aid picture and to pay for college on a tax-favored basis and still achieve a debt-free retirement.

Michael has co-authored the book, Learn How to Give Your Child a Four-Year College Education without Going Broke.  Additionally, he co-authors informative monthly college planning newsletters and has written two student success handbooks titled The College Admission Application Boot Camp Handbook and The No-Nonsense Insider’s Guide to a Successful Freshman Year and Thereafter.

He was adjunct professor of economics at a national university, has earned a master’s degree in economics from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a bachelor’s degree with honors in banking and finance from the University of Missouri-Columbia.   He holds insurance licenses in various states and is an Investment Advisor Representative with Royal Fund Management.

He resides in Overland Park, Kansas with his wife, and is the father of three daughters; is an avid tennis player and contributes to numerous charitable organizations.

15 super-important questions to get to know Michael

  1. If you were on an island by yourself and could only choose one service, which would you choose:  Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, or basic cable?
  2. iPhone or Android:
  3. Celebrity crush:
  4. Favorite social media platform:
  5. Does pineapple belong on pizza?
  6. Is a hotdog a sandwich?  
  7. One place you would like to visit?
  1. Nicknames:
  2. Mountains or ocean?
  3. One unusual fact about yourself:
  4. Favorite city? 
  5. Dream car:
  6. Brownies with or without walnuts?
  7. Famous person you’d like to have dinner with (dead or alive):
  8. Do you hear “Laurel” or “Yanni?”

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