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Walmart Provides $1 Per Day Tuition Benefit to Employees

Walmart Provides $1 Per Day Tuition Benefit to Employees

New tuition benefit available to part-time, full-time and salaried employees.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 11, 2018
How the Average Joe Can Pay for School

How the Average Joe Can Pay for School

Don't be a confused college student.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 6, 2018
When must a Non-Custodial Parent Count a Child in Household Size?

When must a Non-Custodial Parent Count a Child in Household Size?

Counting the child support paid and counting the supported children in household size is an either-or situation on the FAFSA.

By The Fastweb Team
Published May 30, 2018
How Does a Pending Foreclosure or Short Sale Affect Financial Aid?

How Does a Pending Foreclosure or Short Sale Affect Financial Aid?

Need analysis formulas use a snapshot approach to evaluating assets.

By The Fastweb Team
Published May 30, 2018
Does Cash from the Sale of the Family Home Count as an Asset on the FAFSA?

Does Cash from the Sale of the Family Home Count as an Asset on the FAFSA?

Cash on hand must be reported as an asset on the FAFSA.

By The Fastweb Team
Published May 30, 2018
Why Does a Parent Qualify for More Financial Aid than Her Dependent Student Child When Both are in College?

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.

By The Fastweb Team
Published May 30, 2018
How is a Life Estate Treated on the FAFSA? Do the Restrictions Matter?

How is a Life Estate Treated on the FAFSA? Do the Restrictions Matter?

Everything you need to know about life estates on the FASFA.

By The Fastweb Team
Published May 30, 2018
Does Dependency Status on Income Tax Returns Affect Financial Aid Eligibility?

Does Dependency Status on Income Tax Returns Affect Financial Aid Eligibility?

Dependency status on federal income tax returns and on the FAFSA.

By The Fastweb Team
Published May 30, 2018
What Happens When Retirement Money isn't in a Qualified Retirement Plan?

What Happens When Retirement Money isn't in a Qualified Retirement Plan?

Questions about retirement answered.

By The Fastweb Team
Published May 30, 2018
Does Adoption Affect an Orphan's Eligibility for Financial Aid?

Does Adoption Affect an Orphan's Eligibility for Financial Aid?

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 ...

By The Fastweb Team
Published May 30, 2018
Programs and Scholarships to Pay Off Student Loans

Programs and Scholarships to Pay Off Student Loans

Looking for a bailout? Good news! The only catch is you'll have to do some good...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 29, 2018
Financial Aid Award Packages Arriving Soon

Financial Aid Award Packages Arriving Soon

Filling out the FAFSA early has its benefits.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 25, 2018
The Beginner’s Guide to Financial Aid

The Beginner’s Guide to Financial Aid

Get the most out of your financial aid application by knowing more about how the process works.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 25, 2018
The Basics of Financial Aid for Study Abroad

The Basics of Financial Aid for Study Abroad

Make study abroad affordable with the help of financial aid.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 25, 2018
2018-2019 Financial Aid and FAFSA Deadlines

2018-2019 Financial Aid and FAFSA Deadlines

We've got you covered with a complete list of financial aid deadlines, state-by-state, for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 25, 2018
Top 5 Common FAFSA Mistakes

Top 5 Common FAFSA Mistakes

Avoid making these mistakes when you file the FAFSA this year.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 25, 2018
The Dos and Don'ts of Tax Season for Students

The Dos and Don'ts of Tax Season for Students

What to know before you file.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 25, 2018
10 Colleges That are Worth Every Penny

10 Colleges That are Worth Every Penny

Payscale measures mid-career salaries from graduates to determine the colleges with the best ROI.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 25, 2018
FSA ID FAQs (Formerly Called FAFSA ID)

FSA ID FAQs (Formerly Called FAFSA ID)

You’ll need a FAFSA ID in order to fill out your FAFSA this year!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 25, 2018
Have You Considered Consolidating?

Have You Considered Consolidating?

Keeping track of all your student loans can be confusing - is consolidation the answer?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 25, 2018