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FAFSA Tips – Do it Early & Honestly

FAFSA can equal money for college parents. However it is best if you file early and take care to answer honestly. Those are always topics we aim to discuss in a clear and transparent way for college parents.
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FAFSA Tips – Cashing In On College Aid

For parents of high school seniors or college students, Thanksgiving is a good time to complete the FAFSA.  This free online government form unlocks a world of financial aid alternatives for your college student and family.
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FAFSA Tips – Do it Early & Honestly

FAFSA can equal money for college parents. However it is best if you file early and take care to answer honestly. Those are always topics we aim to discuss in a clear and transparent way for college parents.
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FAFSA – Do it Early & Honestly

FAFSA can equal money for college parents. However it is best if you file early and take care to answer honestly. Those are always topics we aim to discuss in a clear and transparent way for college parents.
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The Importance of Filing the FAFSA Early and Honestly

Money. Money for college. Those are always topics we aim to discuss in a clear and transparent way for college parents. First, financial aid isn't always as simple as qualifying according to need--when you file also matters. Also, defrauding the government with regard to financial aid is a terrible idea.
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Issues Surrounding Parent Refusal to Contribute to College Costs (via Vox and Finaid.org)

    What happens if your parents aren't helping out with college costs? Your financial aid package isn't likely to be more generous.
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The Importance of Filing the FAFSA Early and Honestly

  [Photo credit: Lending Memo, cc license] Today: two stories on financial aid. First, financial aid isn't always as simple as qualifying according to need--when you file also matters. Also, defrauding the government with regard to financial aid is a terrible idea.
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Tips on what not to do on your FAFSA application

  photo by flickr user lendingmemo (cc license) A recent Reuters piece details a few tricks that some families do in hopes of getting a better financial aid offers. However, unlike most news articles concerning financial aid tricks, these tricks are considered ill-advised. As the article states, “These methods carry significant risks and may not even work.”
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8 Steps to Filing your FAFSA

   a blog post by College Board's financial aid expert, Susan McCrackin. Wondering if you should file the FAFSA? Let this College Board infographic help you.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ It’s time. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is how millions of students apply for federal, state and most college-based financial aid. And because government grants compose 74 percent of this $185 billion pool, it’s understandable for families to feel anxious when filling out the FAFSA. It doesn’t have to be that way. Susan McCrackin, Senior Director Financial Aid Methodology at the College Board, offers this eight-step map to help parents and students work through the FAFSA as efficiently and effectively as possible.