Your College and Retirement Planning Solution


come learn about The College Edge™!

The purpose of The College Edge™ Process is to teach our families the game of college admissions, to capture financial aid opportunities regardless of income.  Also how to take advantage of underutilized sections of the US Tax Code to recoup college cost to create a more abundant retirement tax free.

Our children are graduating college with too much debt!   We want them educated but with little to no student loans upon graduation, along with mom and dad confident about reaching their long term financial goals.  We believe education equals excellence which is why we have created various tools and processes to help our families.

Learn our unique process on how to gain The College Edge.


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About Smart Prep

smart-prep_1Smart Prep began when Dan Stavale realized his love and passion for helping people.  Paired with his skills in the financial industry, Stavale and his team have helped hundreds of families save thousands of dollars as well as help create focused college students because of the coaching and mentoring that Smart Prep provides.  Learn More About Us

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