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Archive for December 2011

College Degrees: The 3-Year Plan

Colleges around the country are making it possible for students to earn a full college degree in just three years. Currently, the national average to earn a bachelor’s degree is 4.7 years, but an increasing number of students are trying to save on tuition costs by finishing early. There have always been some students who’ve…

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FAFSA: Your Gateway to Financial Aid

There’s no question that the month of January is the month to complete the FAFSA (the Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Equally, there’s no question that the FAFSA is the gateway to billions of dollars of financial aid. With that in mind, its imperative the FAFSA form be submitted correctly. But, depending upon the…

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Top 10 FAFSA Mistakes to Avoid

Are you ready to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)? Because the government and colleges give aid on a first come, first serve basis, it’s important to be submit as early as possible. Unfortunately a mistake on your FAFSA can delay processing for weeks, moving your application behind the countless others that…

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Asset Shifting as a Financial Aid Strategy

Is Asset Shifting a feasible financial aid strategy when it comes to your son or daughter’s college education? Although it’s not used frequently, in some situations this can be a valuable strategy. Asset Shifting is when you move liquid assets around to increase your need-based eligibility. There are a few steps you need to take…

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