Student Financial Aid

College Graduation Cap and US Currency PaperPaying for college doesn't have to be scary or intimidating.  But it does require some research and planning.  Here's some information to help you save for college, apply for student loans, apply for grants, apply for scholarships and repay student loans.

College 529 Savings Plan - Learn the advantages and disadvantages of using 529 plans vs. pre-paid tuition plans to save for your child's college education.

FAFSA - Applying for Student Aid - The first step in applying for student financial aid is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Grants for Students - Student educational grants do not have to be repaid, and may be based on financial need, merit or a variety of other factors.

Scholarships - Ideas for researching scholarships offered by colleges, the military and private organizations.

Student Loan Repayment Programs - If you are having trouble making your monthly student loan payment, learn more about your student loan repayment options.

Student Loans - Basic explanation of the main types of student loans available, including Stafford loans, Perkins loans, parent loans and private loans.

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