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College Aid

What You Need to Know About Filing the FAFSA

Maura Kastberg | Posted 03.08.2014 | College
Maura Kastberg

It's that time of year again when families that have a child starting college this coming fall need to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Don't make the mistake of assuming you earn too much or won't be eligible for anything.

How to Recognize a College Financial Aid "Scam"

Scott Weingold | Posted 04.27.2013 | College
Scott Weingold

The financial aid process is no stranger to scams, frauds... even theft. Here are some insights into today's most prevalent FAFSA scams so you'll know what to avoid if you see them.

Romney's College Aid Ruse

Robert Shireman | Posted 12.19.2012 | Education
Robert Shireman

The Romney education plan calls for better information so consumers can make good choices. But the scholarship program Governor Romney points to as an example of his leadership failed that basic test.

Congress Gives College Aid A Boost

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

WASHINGTON -- More needy college students will have access to bigger Pell Grants, and future borrowers of government loans will have an easier time re...