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January 2015

Keep Control of College Costs

College costs continue to rise. But parents and students can find ways to pay for higher education without being encumbered by too much debt. We talked over Skype with Larry Pon, a Redwood City, California, CPA/PFS, about student loans, scholarships, grants and how to keep college costs under control. In this video, Pon mentions the FAFSA application. That’s the free application for federal student aid. Schools use that application to determine student eligibility for aid.

Audio Podcast (Mp3, 7M)

Video Version

Link discussed in this podcast:

Free Application for Federal Student Aid