Figuring Out How Much Financial Aid You’ll Get

Understanding Financial Aid

It used to be that the only way you could figure out how much financial aid you’ll get was by being accepted to a college and submitting the FAFSA. However, now colleges have Net Price Calculators (NPC) and you can get an estimate of how much money you’ll get before you even submit an application… Continue reading

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Road Map To Cutting College Costs

Register for our online class Road Map to Cutting College Costs

Trying to figure out how to afford college? What you need is a Road Map to Cutting College Costs. It’s easier to figure things out when you have someone to show you the way! Our next online class starts Wednesday, February 1st. As a bonus to signing up, you’ll receive your own Custom College Money… Continue reading

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What’s The #1 Source To Find Money For College?

Parents looking for affordable colleges

  We Need Your Help….. Volunteer to get a free Custom College Money Report, listing colleges awarding your student the most money. See more details below….   We hear this from parents all the time……. “How can I afford college?” “My expected family contribution (EFC) is unrealistic” “What schools will give us aid?” We know… Continue reading

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What’s The Difference Between Merit And Need Based Financial Aid?

College financial aid falls into two basic categories: need-based and merit based aid. It’s important to know the difference between the two. Merit based financial aid, also known as non-need based aid, is generally awarded based on some merit qualification. This can be academic, great grades or test scores; athletic, the ability to catch a football;… Continue reading

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Can You Pay For College Without Student Loans?

Here’s the $100,000 or quarter million dollar question depending if you’re considering private or public colleges – Can you pay for college without student loans? And the simple answer is yes. But we’re pretty sure you don’t believe the answer is that simple, otherwise why are there so many horror stories about people paying student loans… Continue reading

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