The amount of financial aid you may receive from the FAFSA is highly dependent on your and your parents' financial situation. Grants, work-study programs, and student loan amounts all vary based on the school you are attending and the information you submit in the FAFSA.
Using a HELOC to pay off your student loan debt could save you a lot of money in interest, but you risk losing your home if you can't make payments. Only use this strategy if you are sure that you can afford the payments until the HELOC is paid off.
If you don't live with your parents, you may be considered an independent student in terms of the FAFSA. This will likely increase the amount of aid that you're eligible for.
Your legal residence for the FAFSA typically is where your parents or legal guardians live. There are, however, often situations where the answer isn't so clear such as when your parents live in different locations.
When you were younger, you likely thought that your parents had the magical ability to get anything they wanted by swiping a card or handing over a few bills. But then one day, they explained why they couldn’t buy you a Barbie or toy truck every time they went to the store and you realized […]
When you’re looking for ways to pay for college, it’s hard to know where to begin. This guide will help students hoping to attend college in Connecticut to find ways to fund their education.
Arkansas has a robust set of scholarships, grants, and private student loans available to students who need help paying for school. Regardless of your major or level of schooling, chances are good that there’s a state-based program that can help you.
SimpleFi was a student loan refinancing company based in Palo Alto, California. They were originally founded in 2012 with the goal of helping borrowers better manage their student loan debt but they went out of business.
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