Tag: Financial Aid

FAFSA: Middle-Class Financial Aid Cuts Coming in 2023

FAFSA: Middle-Class Financial Aid Cuts Coming in 2023

May 24, 2021

As part of the Covid relief package passed by Congress in December 2020, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

When Planning for College Avoid These Seven Pitfalls

When Planning for College Avoid These Seven Pitfalls

June 3, 2020

As a psychologist, I see many teens immersed in the college planning process. Unfortunately, the sequence of events that unfolds

FSA ID: What Is it and How Do You Create One?

FSA ID: What Is it and How Do You Create One?

May 4, 2020

  If you find the acronyms associated with applying for college aid confusing, you’re certainly not alone. However, understanding all

8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

8 Financial Aid Mistakes to Avoid

May 1, 2020

Figuring out what your child’s college will cost and how your family is going to pay for it are enough

9 Tips to Help You Play the Financial Aid Game

9 Tips to Help You Play the Financial Aid Game

April 19, 2020

Over the last decade, the process of getting into college has become akin to playing a “game.” The “winners” are

How Two Students Successfully Appealed Their Financial Aid Awards

How Two Students Successfully Appealed Their Financial Aid Awards

April 15, 2020

It may not be as simple as marketplace haggling, but bargaining with your college’s financial aid office can be worth

How to Pay for College Without Student Loans

How to Pay for College Without Student Loans

April 14, 2020

Here’s the $1000,000 or quarter million dollar question depending on whether you’re considering private or public colleges… Can you pay

The Best Colleges for Merit Aid

The Best Colleges for Merit Aid

March 27, 2020

For many families not eligible for needs based financial aid, figuring out whether a college is affordable, or not, means

Colleges With the Best Financial Aid

Colleges With the Best Financial Aid

March 25, 2020

If you have a son or daughter heading for college, you have certainly considered the cost.  Your child may have

Save Early, Live Simply – Advice From Parents on Paying the Tuition Bill

Save Early, Live Simply – Advice From Parents on Paying the Tuition Bill

January 11, 2020

  If you live with a high school senior and you’re going through the college admissions process, you know that

Do You Know the Best Way to Use a 529?

Do You Know the Best Way to Use a 529?

December 28, 2019

Having money saved in a 529 for your child’s college expenses is a huge boon. However, it’s important to use

Does Saving for College Hurt Financial Aid Eligibility?

Does Saving for College Hurt Financial Aid Eligibility?

October 25, 2019

Sometimes the best source of advice and information comes from readers’ comments, which are always so valuable to review. Saving