Host Jonathan Hughes explains what's new with the FAFSA, including changes to the EFC, the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, FAFSA-related websites, and the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Jonathan is joined by MEFA's Julie Shields-Rutyna and Meredith Clement.
Did you know that there are updates to the FAFSA every year? On this episode of The MEFA Podcast, MEFA's Associate Director of College Planning Jonathan Hughes breaks down what's new with the FAFSA, including a change to the income level at which families receive an automatic 0 EFC, an expansion of the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, a consolidation of FAFSA related websites, and an addition of an employer data base to assist with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Jonathan is joined by MEFA's Director of College Planning, Julie Shields-Rutyna, and MEFA's Managing Editor, Meredith Clement.