What You Need to Complete Your Financial Aid Applications

Items needed include an FSA ID, a College Board username and password, a student’s driver’s license, a list of colleges where the student is applying, Social Security numbers, 2018 W-2 form(s), 2018 untaxed income records, current bank statements, current business and investment records, current real estate records, and 2018 federal income tax returns.  Read More

Applying for Financial Aid with International Parents

If parents are U.S. citizens living abroad, they can still create an FSA ID, but will need to convert income and assets into U.S. dollars. If parents are not U.S. citizens, they will not be able to create an FSA ID and will need to print out the signature page and mail it to the address indicated.  Read More

The big deal about the FSA ID

Completing the FAFSA this year? You’ll first need to obtain an FSA ID for both the student applicant and one parent. The FSA ID is important but simple, made up… Read More

Changes to the FSA ID

A key component of the financial aid process, the FSA ID provides access to various Federal Student Aid websites, including fafsa.gov, the main page for the Free Application for Federal… Read More

Getting to Know the FAFSA®

If you have children headed to college next fall, you probably have financial aid in mind. And if so, you’ll need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid… Read More

Top 10 Tips for Filing the FAFSA®

For those of you applying for financial aid for the first time (and even for those of you who are seasoned pros), you may not know that this year, for… Read More

Creating an FSA ID

If you’re applying for financial aid this year, you’ll need an FSA ID, a log-in that will allow you to sign and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid… Read More

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College Financing Seminar

October 21, 2019

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