Point of entry into the federal government’s financial aid sites.
Excellent financial aid site.
Sallie Mae’s comprehensive college search/college financing site. Calculate savings, estimated family contribution; search for schools by location or major; organize the application process; find scholarships.
Just what it sounds like. There is a great deal of free info on scholarships. Check out the scams on this government sponsored site.
A convenient listing of merit scholarships by institution.
While this site focuses on 529 plans, it also contains much useful info on paying for college.
Find out about the average student debt load at the schools you’re considering.
Find out what the small print on student loans means for you.
Department of Education Federal Student Aid site offers information for families as well as financial aid professionals; online training webinars available. Includes links to fafsa.ed.gov and fafsa4caster.ed.gov.
Income-based repayment information; policies retroactive, effective July 2009.
Great information on financial planning, 529 programs, guaranteed tuition plans, Coverdell ESAs and Roth IRAs.
Sponsored by 1st Financial Bank with altruistic motives. Offers a “College Net Cost” estimator.
1-800-FED-AID – Hotline for questions.