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Smart Track™ College Funding Kit  About Us

Financial Strategies Group, creators of the Smart Track™ College Funding Kit, is a highly regarded BBB A-rated company with a nationwide team of professionally-trained college funding and financial aid experts. We've helped over 200,000 families save themselves tens of thousands off the cost of college. Our clients consistently rate their satisfaction with 4.87 out of 5 stars.

Our mission is to help families send children to their dream schools without overpaying or going deeply into debt. Until now, access to this information was exclusive to those who could spend thousands of dollars hiring an expensive specialist.

We are very proud to have developed an online resource to make assistance readily accessible for free, and make personalized services affordable to those who need them. We offer professionalism, experience, integrity and results, all within reach.

Smart Track™ Coaches are available to provide free on-site or webinar based educational workshops on the subjects of Financial Aid and College Funding in public, private and parochial high schools through our High School Initiative, and at corporations, membership organizations, associations, non-profits, small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Learn more about our programs and how to contact us here.


The Smart Track™ College Planning Team

Sam Mikhail- Smart Track College PlanningSam Mikhail

Sam Mikhail is the President/CEO of Smart Track™ College Funding, an advanced college planning and funding solution. Sam has been active in the college funding space since 2006 as a financial educator, popular speaker, and national authority on the college planning process. His extensive experience includes business strategy, tax planning, and advanced financial planning and analysis.

Based in Los Angeles, Sam has helped thousands of families build college plans to fund and attend the finest universities in the U.S. His expert financial solutions and funding strategies provide his clients millions of dollars in college savings each year.

Sam has been a financial professional since 2002 when he started as an Executive Recruiter for Big-Four MBAs and CPAs in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Tax and Audit. His career transitions have taken him from Chase Credit Corporate to IBM to eventually becoming one of the nation's leading college planners. He has been featured on and/or endorsed by Dave Ramsey, Bill Handel Radio Show, Bob McCormick Radio Show (Money 101), and in numerous newspapers.

Sam resides in Los Angeles, CA with his wife Jackie and two children, Madeline and Luke.


Scott Greenameyer- Smart Track College PlanningScott Greenameyer

Scott Greenameyer is the CFO of the College Resource Center, LLC and co-founder of the Smart Track™ College Funding system. For over a decade, Scott has used his extensive financial background and college funding knowledge to help make college affordable for families. His planning with clients includes positioning their finances to maximize financial aid eligibility, structuring their finances to create cash flow for college and taking advantage of little known tax strategies to reduce college expenses.

Scott is also the creator and designer of a proprietary web-based college planning platform that is currently being used by thousands of college planning professionals across the country.

Scott obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota in 1982 and currently holds professional designations as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified College Planning Specialist (CCPS). Scott is also a charter member of the National College Advocacy Group (NCAG). Prior to co-founding the College Resource Center, LLC Scott spent 20 years in the financial arena both in public accounting and as a corporate Chief Financial Officer.

Scott is married to Christine and has two children, Dillon (a recent graduate with his Masters from the University of San Diego), and Kohl (a Junior at Northern Arizona State).