We speak with a Director of Student Financial Services to learn what income gets reported, what happens if income changes due to a job loss, how to report income if you're self-employed, and what happens if you withdraw funds from a retirement account. …
By Susan Beard    |
Learn what assets you don't have to report on the FAFSA (primary home, retirement savings, life insurance, a small family business) as well as what assets you do have to report (savings and checking accounts, investments, other property owned), as well as details on what to report on the CSS Profile. …
By Jonathan Hughes    |
Research each school's financial aid requirements and deadlines, submit the FAFSA and other required applications, such as the CSS Profile or institutional form, and complete Verification if selected…
By Amy Staffier    |
Questions include how does the process work with twins, how do you report disability income, how do I list more than 10 colleges, and can I report debt…
By Meredith Clement    |
Questions include if you need to complete both the CSS Profile and the FAFSA, how to update your application, who completes the profile, and what is IDOC. …
By Meredith Clement    |
Questions include how do separated and divorced families complete the FAFSA?, what's an asset?, is unemployment reported on the FAFSA? And can I receive both unemployment and financial aid?, do I need to report my business on the FAFSA?, and will filling out the FAFSA gives us loans?…
By Meredith Clement    |
Tips include researching colleges costs, learning about financial aid, calculating your EFC, using net price calculators, and more. …
By Julie Shields-Rutyna    |
Learn about IDOC, a service used by colleges and universities across the country to collect financial forms, including tax returns, W-2s, and 1099s from families applying for financial aid.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Tips include preparing, knowing your deadlines, understanding whats different, sharing your special circumstances, and knowing when to get help.…
By Meredith Clement    |
Learn where and how to get help for the FAFSA and CSS Profile, and how MEFA can assist you with the financial aid process. …
By Meredith Clement    |