FAME Quick Tips

 

FAME Tool$

One-page fact sheets that provide useful tips and information related to financial aid and money management. Each fact sheet is created as a PDF for easy printing and distribution.

 

Four Steps to Financial Aid

The FAFSA is FREE!

Who is the Parent on the FAFSA?

Student Loan Terms

Federal Stafford Loan Limit Chart

Financial Aid Terms

Beware Scholarship Scams

Beware Credit Cards

Beware Private Loans

Comparing College Costs & Financial Aid Awards

School Requirements Tracking Sheet

Translated Resources

 

 

FAME's 5 on the 5th

Emailed on the 5th of each month to anyone who has signed up to receive education news updates from FAME.

 

2014

February 2014 - It's Tax Season - 5 Timely Tips for College Students and Graduates

January 2014 - Five Tips for Completing the FAFSA

 

2013

December 2013 - Five Situations When a High School Senior Can Be Considered Independent When Filing the FAFSA

November 2013 - Five Steps to College Budgeting

October 2013 - Planning Tips for the Next Year's College Freshmen

September 2013 - Top 5 Scholarship Tips for Success

August 2013 - 5 Steps to Successful Student Loan Repayment

July 2013 - 5 Tips for Saving Cash on College Textbooks

June 2013 - Five Ways to Build Savings This Summer

May 2013 - Five Ways to Pay the Bill

April 2013 - Top Five Money Management Tips

March 2013 - Five Financial Savvy Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

February 2013 - Five Financial Savvy Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

January 2013 - Five Ways to Get Help With Your FAFSA

 

2012

December 2012 - Five FAFSA Myths

November 2012 - Top Five Scholarship Gimmicks

October 2012 - Five FAME Programs You May Not Know About

September 2012 - Five Steps to College Budgeting

August 2012 - Five Ways to Affordably Furnish Your Apartment or Dorm Room

July 2012 - Five Ways to Pay Your College Bill (After Financial Aid)

June 2012 - 5 Questions to Ask on a College Visit

May 2012 - 5 Tips for Interview Success

April 2012 - Top 5 Money Management Tips

March 2012 - What Happens After You File the FAFSA?

February 2012 - Comparing Colleges - Finding the Right Fit for You

January 2012 - 5 Tips to Avoid Errors on the FAFSA

 

2011

December 2011 - 5 Cool Resources on the FAME Web Site

November 2011 - 5 Things You Need to Know About Net Price Calculator (NPC)

October 2011 - 5 Scholarship Mistakes

September 2011 - 5 Ways to Save for College

August 2011 - 5 Tips to Prepare for College Success

July 2011 - 5 Fastest Growing Careers in Maine

June 2011 - Responsible Borrowing

May 2011 - Special Circumstances

April 2011 - Comparing Financial Aid Awards

March 2011 - Get an Affordable Jump on College

February 2011 - Don't Let Your Tax Refund Go to Waste

January 2011 - Tips for Completing the FAFSA

2010

December 2010 - College Financing Tips for Veterans

November 2010 - Top 5 Scholarship Tips for $uccess

October 2010 - The 5 Worst Student Loan Mistakes you Can Make

September 2010 - Busting the 5 Biggest Saving for College Myths