Watch for changes to the FAFSA
If you have a child in college, you’re probably familiar with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which must be completed to help ensure that students don’t miss out on federal and state grants, work-study jobs and loans. But you might not know that some important changes will be coming to the FAFSA during 2016 – and these changes can affect both the process of filing for aid, and, possibly, the amount of aid your child will receive.
Here are three key changes to watch for:
• Earlier availability of the FAFSA – Currently, you need to complete the FAFSA as soon a...