Financial Aid Articles
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.
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Custodial bank and brokerage accounts are treated as a student asset on the FAFSA.
Find out how different types of trust funds are treated on the FAFSA.
Independency status and child support on the FAFSA.
Find out how it works.
How does a gift trust fund affect financial aid eligibility?
Find out how foster care and adoption can pay off with financial aid.
The change will allow students to report tax information from a prior-prior tax year (PPY) allowing tax information from two years ago.
Avoiding the topic of financial aid only makes it that much worse in the long run!
Avoid making these mistakes when you file the FAFSA this year.
Once you've submitted your FAFSA, you may have questions or changes to the document. Here's what you should expect and how to make edits.
What your FAFSA says about your first choice college.
You’ll need a FAFSA ID in order to fill out your FAFSA this year!
Don’t rush the process – any mistakes can cause serious delays in the process or, worse, disqualify you all together.
Benefits of the new FAFSA release date -- October 1.
There are two ways in which real estate can be reported as an asset on the FAFSA.