Financial Aid Articles
The changes to FAFSA are considered a step forward for the LGBTQ community.
Everything you need to know about life estates on the FASFA.
Dependency status on federal income tax returns and on the FAFSA.
Questions about retirement answered.
Expert financial aid advice for your most pressing questions.
I am trying to advise two students whose mother died four years ago and their father died last week, unfortunately. The girls' grandmother is now taking care of them (a 9th ...
Cash on hand must be reported as an asset on the FAFSA.
Why Does a Parent Qualify for More Financial Aid than Her Dependent Student Child When Both are in College?
Parents vs. children and financial aid eligibility.
Counting the child support paid and counting the supported children in household size is an either-or situation on the FAFSA.
Need analysis formulas use a snapshot approach to evaluating assets.
A student who has one or more dependent children that she supports is considered independent on the FAFSA.
Find out what makes an "independent" student an independent student.
My daughter is a freshman (in college) and lives more than 50% of the time with her mother who is the custodial parent. Her mom and I have been divorced for ...
Grandparents and other relatives may not substitute their information for the parent's information on the FAFSA.
Steps families can take to get more need-based and merit-based financial aid.
Money in a bank or brokerage account counts as an asset on the FAFSA.
Money in savings count as assets on the FAFSA and may affect financial aid eligibility.
Federal law and regulations grant college financial aid administrators the authority to request documentation from financial aid applicants.
I am praying that you may be able to advise me on the FAFSA application. I am a senior in high school and will file the FAFSA in October. I live ...
Custodial bank and brokerage accounts are treated as a student asset on the FAFSA.