Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE)

On Oct. 27, 2015, the Department of Education issued a regulation establishing a new income-driven repayment plan, the Revised Pay As You Earn (REPAYE) Plan.  This new income-driven repayment plan will become available in mid-December, 2015.  The REPAYE is an extension of the current Pay AS Your Earn (PAYE) program.  The development of this new Income…

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College Affordability: Scholarships or Discount

More students and parents are creating college lists that include college affordability as part of the criteria.  Many parents are trying to find institutions with the hidden scholarships based on their child’s talents.  Similar to key phrase in the Jerry Maguire movie, “Show me the money”, parents today are searching for the affordable bottom line.…

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Paying for College Webinar

The college list goes hand in hand with trying to determine the cost of college and college affordability.  College Fit includes academics, environment and cost.  Determining the cost of college is different for every family Is the college decision and funding a concern for you and your family?  Paying for college requires families to create…

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College Financial Aid Reality

Students are in the full swing of the college application, decision process and the college financial aid reality.  College Affordability, LLC wanted to give a few other viewpoints to help families through this process.  We often talk about the financial outcome of a college education and how important college affordability is in this discussion. This…

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College Scorecard

The federal government has just released an updated college system called College Scorecard. The College Scorecard website provides data on college net costs, debt and future earning potential. The goal of this tool was to help families find better college value by comparing the institutional performance of colleges in an easy format.   Providing this transparency…

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Net Price Calculator: Estimating your Financial Aid

Using EFC PLUS, the college calculator to understand your financial aid Each year, College Affordability, LLC restarts the process of educating families on the college financial process and changes that will occur in this year’s college funding process.  The number one college question I receive each year is the same.  It deals with college tuition…

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