Monthly Archives: August 2016

2017-2018 FAFSA Formula Guide

Here is a link to the FAFSA formula guide for 2017-2018. Remember, this year you’ll be completing the FAFSA in October, not January.

The Tables show income and asset protection allowances for parents and students. The allowances are pretty similar to last year’s. For example, the income protection allowance Continue reading 2017-2018 FAFSA Formula Guide

Candidates and College Affordability

Ordinarily this would be a good time for me to make some erudite comparisons between the two presidential candidates’ education plans, but it seems like only one has any. So instead I’ll remind you of a Federal Reserve Bank of New York staff report, originally published last year and updated this spring, that demonstrates a correlation in availability of student loan dollars and increases in college tuition. Specifically the report shows that Continue reading Candidates and College Affordability