Part of Financial AidThe EFC PLUS Financial Aid Blog helps families navigate the college funding, financial aid and loan repayment process. This blog serves as a complement to our college video library, EFC Calculator and Average College Cost Calculator. It provides both objective and independent information so families can make a better college financial decision. We like to provide information beyond just the financial aid process and provide families with up to date current college funding information. The goal of this blog is to bring the personal financial expertise to the college decision. We want parents to understand that lowering the cost of education is a combination of the financial aid process, college saving plans, educational tax strategies and various financing options. The EFC PLUS Financial Aid Blog keeps student and families informed on current topics related to the entire college financial aid and funding process.

College Affordability Tops the List according to 2017 Princeton Review Survey

During the month of April, student and families will be reviewing their financial aid award letter and trying to determine which institution fits their academic, financial and overall college fit. At the same time, high school juniors and their parents are getting in the starting gates for the college admission marathon ahead.  I like to…

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Student loan repayment webinar

Majority of families today, due to the high cost of education may need to supplement how they pay for college with student loans.  College Affordability LLC is hosting a webinar for students and parents making decisions on student loan repayment and loan forgiveness.  If you have student loans this may be a great opportunity to…

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College Funding and Student Loan Advisor Certification Program

College Affordability LLC, the owner of EFC PLUS software, is pleased to announce the launch of a comprehensive college funding and student loan advisor certification program.  As college affordability and student debt has become a growing concern for more families, financial advisors need more information to solve this problem. According to a recent FINRA study,…

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The Great Disconnect: How College Presidents and Students View the College Degree

Financial Aid Award letters are slowly trickling in for college bound students and now is the time to make some hard decisions concerning college choice.  Our goal has always been to make students and parents aware of the long term cost of their college decisions.  This week, I read an interesting article by Ames Brown…

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