Question: How Many Questions Are Asked On The FAFSA?
Answer: Too many; 108 to be exact. Some in Washington are trying to reduce that number to….two! Find out why it is so hard to simplify what most would agree is a barrier to students accessing the financial aid they would qualify for. This audio report will help students familiarize themselves with the key terms and importance of the FAFSA.
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About the Author
Tim's saving habits started at seven when a neighbor with a broken hip gave him a dog walking job. Her recovery, which took almost a year, resulted in Tim getting to know the bank tellers quite well (and accumulating a savings account balance of over $300!). His recent entrepreneurial adventures have included driving a shredding truck, analyzing executive compensation packages for Fortune 500 companies and helping families make better college financing decisions. After volunteering in 2010 to create and teach a personal finance program at Eastside College Prep in East Palo Alto, Tim saw firsthand the impact of an engaging and activity-based curriculum, which inspired him to start a new non-profit, Next Gen Personal Finance.