The Intersection of Academics & Finance

We are college-funding specialists. We are the resource for parents who want to be coached on how to maximize financial aid and minimize their out of pocket costs.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to coach parents on how to get their student into the right school, for the right degree and to take advantage of any and all financial aid available to make it the right price! Many parents underestimate the amount of time and money it will take to educate their children, and education costs keep rising. College planning has become a retirement issue – let us help you education your child and still retire on time.

Where do you start? Attend our workshop

Meet the Team

Joni Rametta, MBA, CFP®, CKA®

Joni focuses on building relationships with families to help them reach their goals – from planning for college to planning for retirement. College Planning is a Retirement Planning issue! Just as we parents approach retirement, our children are headed off to college. Working together, we can be sure that both are a success.

Maria Holton

Maria has been with College Planning and Design for two years. She has lived in Louisiana, Tennessee and Florida. A graduate of Braden River High School, she attended Bayside Southeastern University. Maria enjoys working with families as they transition their children from high school to college. She is an avid fan of Disney and LSU!


Beat the high costs of college - Attend a Workshop to learn more

Saturday, September 14th, 2019 - l0AM


Foundations Christian Montessori Academy
4141 DeSoto Road Sarasota, FL 34243

Saturday, September 28th, 2019 - l0AM
Saturday, October 12th, 2019 - l0AM
Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 - l0AM


GT Bray Park - Movie Room
5502 33rd Ave Dr. West Bradenton, FL 34209

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6230 University Pkwy #305,
Sarasota, FL 34240

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Contact our family office located in Lakewood Ranch.