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FAME’s five tips emailed on the fifth of every month to anyone who has signed up to receive education news updates from FAME.

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The latest:

June 2021 – Five Tips for a Smooth Transition to College

May 2021 – Five Ways to Pay Your College Bill

April 2021 – Five Fun Financial Wellness Tools and Games—All Online!

March 2021 – Five Upcoming Changes as a Result of FAFSA Simplification

February 2021 – Five Strategies for Reviewing and Comparing Financial Aid Offers

January 2021 – Five Tips to Help with the Verification Process

December 2020 – Five Things We Want Borrowers to Know About Federal Student Loans and COVID-19

Just announced! The Secretary of Education has extended the federal student loan administrative forbearance period and the pause in interest accrual through January 31, 2021.

November 2020 – Five Important Financial Topics for Young Adults

October 2020 – Five Tips for Completing the 2021-2022 FAFSA

September 2020 – Five Animated Videos to Get You Started This Fall

August 2020 – Five Things We Want You to Know as We Kick Off a New School Year

July 2020 – Five Quarantine Takeaways and Silver Linings

June 2020 – Top Five Financial Wellness Tips During COVID-19 and Beyond

May 2020 – Financial Aid Appeals

April 2020 – The Impact of COVID-19 – Five Things FAME Wants You To Know

March 2020 – Five Education Programs You May Not Be Aware Of

February 2020 – Five Things to Know When Reviewing Financial Aid Offers

January 2020 – Five Tips to Help with the Verification Process

From 2019

December 2019 – Five Mistakes That Could Impact Your Financial Aid

November 2019 – Five Tips to Consider if you have Federal Student Loans

October 2019 – Five Tips for Completing the 2020-2021 FAFSA

September 2019 – Five Financial Tips for Adults Starting or Returning to College

August 2019 – Five Members of FAME’s Education Customer Service Team

July 2019 – Five Stories From The Road

June 2019 – Five Tips for Paying the Tuition Bill

May 2019 – Five Tips for a Smooth Transition to College

April 2019 – Top Five Student Loan Mistakes (and How to Avoid Making Them)

March 2019 – Five Questions to Ask Your Financial Aid Office

February 2019 – Five Things to Know When Reviewing Award Letters

January 2019 – Five Tips to Help You Navigate the Verification Process

From 2018

December 2018 – Five Benefits of Education After High School
November 2018 – Five Tips for Writing a Winning Scholarship Essay
October 2018 – Five Tips for Completing the 2019-2020 FAFSA
September 2018 – Five Tips to Make College Affordable
August 2018 – Five Things We Wish We Had Known from FAME’s Education Team
July 2018 – Five Podcast Suggestions for Summer
June 2018 – Five Steps to Take Before Borrowing a Student Loan
May 2018 – Five Facts About Assets, Savings & Financial Aid
April 2018 – Five Financial Tips for Young Adults
March 2018 – Five Ways MaineSpark is Connecting Mainers to Their Futures
February 2018 – Five Scholarships to Help Pay for Study Abroad
January 2018 – Five FAFSA Verification Steps

From 2017

December 2017 – 5 Back-to-School Tips for Adult Learners
November 2017 – Five Tips for Repaying Your Student Loans
October 2017 – Five Tips for Completing the 2018–2019 FAFSA
September 2017 – Five Ways FAME Can Help Maine Students
August 2017 – Five of Our Favorites: Top Picks from our Wednesday Webinar Series
July 2017 – Five Summer Book Suggestions from FAME’s College Access & Financial Education (CAFE) Team
June 2017 – Five Ways to Manage the College Bill
May 2017 – Five Tips for a Smooth Transition to College
April 2017 – Five Free Tools for Financial Fitness
March 2017 – Five Factors That Can Influence Your Financial Aid Award
February 2017 – Five Reasons a High School Senior Might Be Considered Independent on the FAFSA
January 2017 – Five College Planning Tips

From 2016

December 2016 – Five Awards to Help Finance Graduate-Level Study
November 2016 – Five Steps to Take Before Refinancing or Consolidating Your Student Loans
October 2016 – Five Tips for Completing the FAFSA
September 2016 – Five Prep Steps for Early FAFSA
August 2016 – Five Money-Saving Strategies for Students
July 2016 – Five Tips for Paying the Tuition Bill