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Should a Family with a Trust Fund Fill out the FAFSA?

Should a Family with a Trust Fund Fill out the FAFSA?

Question: My father left money in trust for my daughter's education. There's enough to cover one--maybe two--years at a private c…

EFC Calculation for Non-Custodial Parent

EFC Calculation for Non-Custodial Parent

Question: My daughter is a 10th grader who will eventually apply to colleges that use the CSS profile. Her mother and I are divor…

Changing Application Status from "Needs Financial Aid" to "No Need"

Changing Application Status from "Needs Financial Aid" to "No Need"

Question: In the Common Application Future Plans section, we checked the box indicating we plan to apply for financial aid and su…

College Finances in a Recession

College Finances in a Recession

The economic world seems to be turned upside down. Is your personal economic world on shaky ground? Do you have children either …

Financial Aid 180

Financial Aid 180

This is the time of year when big decisions are made: which college to choose from among the list of available candidates and per…

Will Foreclosure Affect EFC?

Will Foreclosure Affect EFC?

Question: If my stepfather, who makes over $300,000 a year, goes through a foreclosure within the next year, will this affect our…

Does EFC of 30% of Income Seem Correct?

Does EFC of 30% of Income Seem Correct?

Question: When we used a Website to calculate our EFC, it came up with a figure that was approximately 30% of our income. We do …

Effect on FAFSA of Grandma's $$ in Parent's Name

Effect on FAFSA of Grandma's $$ in Parent's Name

Question: My wife has a fund that was actually her mother's money that has been put in her name and in her two siblings' to prote…

Can I be Independent for Financial Aid Purposes?

Can I be Independent for Financial Aid Purposes?

Question: Is it possible to be independent solely because I no longer live at home and get no help from my parents? I am 19 years…

EFC: The Expected Family Contribution

EFC: The Expected Family Contribution

"How much will college cost this family?"

That may be the most asked, or at least pondered, question for any parents doing some se…

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