It’s October, and that means it’s FAFSA season. The Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available beginning October 1 of each year. Here are the 7 quick tips you need to know to make sure you don’t miss any deadlines and don’t miss out on any financial aid opportunities.
If you’re divorced, going through a divorce, or separated, there’s often confusion about which parent should fill out financial aid forms and how to maximize aid for your student.
Most college financial aid and loans are based on federal grants, funds, and subsidies provided by the U.S. Department of Education.
There are a total of five types of federal financial aid, and it’s important to understand each one, whether it will be available to your family, and what it might mean for you.
If you have a child who’s heading off to college soon, you might be wondering how you’re going to pay for the costs. Even if your family qualifies for financial aid, it might not cover all of your college expenses. There are only six ways to pay, and most families will use a combination of some or all of them. Here’s a breakdown of the six ways to pay and some important things to keep in mind for each one.