Your Guide to Maximizing your College Financial Aid
A college education… Getting a degree is one of the most important investments you will make in your life. However, with the increasing costs of tuition, figuring out how to finance your education can be discouraging and even a little scary.
The management team of Financial Aid Finder has been producing top rated financial aid resources since 1993. A few years ago, we decided to bring these resources to the public for free. Financial Aid Finder believes that in today’s economic market students need all the help they can get in finding and evaluating college financial aid options to help them pay for their college and university education.
Let’s face it financial aid is as confusing as it is necessary to a college education! That is why we have designed this website to act as a guide and solution to your financial aid concerns. Please use our free resource to find answers to your questions on every type of college financial aid question!
Government Student Financial Aid
Some of the topics covered include:
In this section you can get information about these topics (and many others):
- Government Grants for College
- Pell Grants
- Grants for African Americans
- College Grants for Latinos
- College Grants for Women
- Grants for Students with Disabilities
Student Loans from Private Sources
Get tips and advice about private student loans, and you can search through a list of popular programs:
Scholarship for College
Scholarships are an often overlooked source of money for college. Financial Aid Finder profiles hundreds of scholarships and tells you how to apply!
- College Scholarships
- College Scholarship Applications
- College Scholarship Essay Writing Tips
- Unusual Scholarships
- Unclaimed Scholarships
Saving for College
College is expensive! Fortunately, there are several great ways to save for college. We profile several programs, including:
- 529 College Savings Plans
- Choosing a 529 Plan
- Prepaid Tuition Plans
- Coverdell Education Savings Account
- UGMA and UTMA Accounts
Our Financial Aid writers post new information about student financial aid all the time. A list of their most recent postings can be found below. Our financial aid postings are also categorized above in the top navigation by category.
Don’t miss out on important posts on topics ranging from college scholarships to college loan applications. To the right you can also view the student financial aid articles archive by month and get caught up.