Coming Soon: Pay For ED

EFC PLUS will become Pay For ED sometime in May.  We are excited about the new logo and website that we will be launching.  With this new launch, we will be improving the existing solutions and adding two new tools to help parents and students make better college financial decisions.  Our company mission is to…

CFP Board CE Quality Partner

COLLEGE AFFORDABILITY LLC NAMED CE QUALITY PARTNER BY CFP BOARD   Wynnewood, PA March 9, 2018 – College Affordability in Wynnewood, PA has been named a “CFP Board CE Quality Partner” after successfully meeting criteria established by Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board). As a CE Quality Partner, College Affordability LLC has…

FAFSA DRT Submission Clarity

In the past month, EFC PLUS has issued two financial aid alerts regarding the FAFSA and DRT.  We had recommended that you submit your FAFSA manually.  I wanted to clarify this statement.  A manual submission is to submit the FAFSA electronically without using the DRT link process, at this time.  You are able to submit…

DRT Blind Submission

As October 1 approaches, the stress of the FAFSA submission grows.  This is our second year with dealing with Prior Prior but we must face it with a new way of using the DRT system or the Data Retrieval Tool.  In 2016, the DRT system was suspended due to personal identity problems.  For the 2018-19…

Financial Aid Reductions due to Trump’s 2018 Budget Proposal

President Trump has released the 2018 budget proposal this week and based on the initial review it appears that higher education will face significant reductions, specifically to student aid programs.  These projected budget changes total over $143 billion in savings over the next 10 years.  For the Department of Education, it would represent a 13.5%…

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,…