Doug Schantz

Director, Office of Student Financial Services, Wittenberg University , Springfield, Ohio

Doug currently serves as the director for the Office of Student Financial Services at Wittenberg University. He thoroughly enjoys talking about topics related to paying for college, saving for college, financial literacy, scholarships, financial aid, education loans and just about any subject matter that you can think of related to college expenses. Doug is the founder and editor of the college money blog: CheapScholar.org, a nationally recognized resource that provides families and their students with the financial tools, resources, and knowledge to assist in their pursuit of a college education. CheapScholar.org receives thousands of visitors each month and has established a following of over 10,000 members on Facebook and Twitter. In addition to his efforts with CheapScholar.org, Doug is glad to have the opportunity to share his knowledge and expertise with families and students by volunteering his time to provide “Paying For College” presentations for high schools, foundations, and corporations throughout the Ohio region. As part of his evangelistic approach to college accessibility and affordability, Doug has appeared in Paying For College segments on NBC, radio broadcasts for NPR, cited as a resource in Congressional hearings, and has been quoted in a number of syndicated news outlets including: Money Magazine, New York Times, CNBC, MSN Money, & Yahoo Finance. Doug was also featured in the recent publication of The U.S. News Guide to Paying for College.

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