Category Archives: Work-study

Got funds for fall?

You’re probably starting school soon, if you haven’t already. So let us know how your funding came together for fall semester. How are you paying for school?  Scholarships, loans, grants, Work-Study?  All of the above? Did you hit any bumps… Continue reading


Pop quiz

I know, I know, you thought school was out for summer , right? Well the other night, my stepdaughter called me with some basic questions about her credit card, and it got me thinking that there are probably lots of college… Continue reading

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Workin’ hard for the money

We’ve talked before about what to do once you’ve completed the FAFSA. Have your received your award packages (the next step) from your colleges yet? If so, I bet many of your schools gave you a chance for some “free… Continue reading

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Financial aid folks are good nuts

This week I’m in our nation’s capital—Washington, D.C.—attending the National Association of Financial Aid Administrators  conference. It’s unbearably hot and humid. The weather is triggering memories of the two Julys I lived here—when I’d walk the four blocks to my… Continue reading