Financial Aid Articles
Determining financial aid based on income.
Cash on hand must be reported as an asset on the FAFSA.
Do you qualify as an independent student? Find out.
I'm 68 years old, have worked for the last thirteen years in a state psychiatric hospital and after consolidating all my loans, have never missed a payment to Direct Student Loan ...
Expert advice on refinancing your mortgage to pay for college.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the US Department of Education released a report to Congress about private student loans on July 20, 2012 as mandated by section 1077 of ...
Everyone wants to simplify the FAFSA -- what could be next?
My son is heading to college this fall and I would like to use his savings bonds tax free, although the way I read the rules I think I cannot do ...
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You may be able to handle a double major, but can your financial aid?
The New Year is a perfect chance to resolve to save money for your education.
New research shows women affected more by student loan debt than men.
I am 26 and looking to start attending school full time this fall. I am also taking some summer classes at a community college to get all the credits I can ...
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.
Don't fall for these myths when it comes to financial aid.
Check out financial aid opportunities that are exclusive to females.
I read your article on rolling savings bonds into a 529 plan but I am still not sure of one thing. If we are over the income threshold for tax-free redemption, ...
Check out financial aid opportunities for minority students.
Check out financial aid options for older, nontraditional and returning students.
FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid; translation: free government money to help you pay for school!