Article on Managing Higher Education Costs, News on Changes to FAFSA Filing Dates

Published 09/15/2016

In our new Value of Advice white paper, we discuss student loan debt and why having a plan that outlines associated college expenses can benefit a student long after graduation.

Going to College: Managing Higher Education Costs

We also want to let you know about some important date changes for filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

According to Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, “Students will be able to submit a 2017–18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017.” This is a permanent change starting with the 2017–18 schedule.   

Read more at Federal Student Aid’s website: 

First Date to Submit a FAFSA Moved Up to October 1, 2016

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