Category Archives: Subsidized

How to Fundraise For Your Childs Education: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode: How to Fundraise For Your Childs Education

Episode 37

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Why Its Best to Go To School Where You Are Wanted, and Not Just Where You Want to Go: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode: Why Its Best to Go To School Where You Are Wanted, and Not Just Where You Want to Go

Episode 36

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Financial Aid Programs for the Disabled: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

Todays Episode: How to Gain Additional Financial Aid If You Are Disabled

Episode 35

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How to Get The Most Out Of Your Federal Work Study Grant: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

This is episode 34 and today we are talking about How to Get The Most Out Of Your Federal Work Study Grant

Now there are many ways to work while in college. But the job dependent students take at the local fast food joint can really hurt their opportunity to receive federal grants by increasing their Expected Family Contribution a great deal. So to make the most of working while in college, its important to take advantage of Federal Work Study. In order to make sure students can get the most out of the program, they should follow these three tips:

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Why You Should Wait To Buy Your TextBooks: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

This is episode 33 and today we are talking about Why you should wait to buy your textbooks

I spent 4 years in the textbook industry after graduating, and to be honest, its one of the most rigged industries out there. The person who buys the final product has little choice in the product they are required to buy. It can cost close to $1,000 a year for book for many students if purchased new. So saving even 10% on books is an extra $100 in your pocket. So before you head to the bookstore, consider these three tips before buying textbooks this semester;

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When Is A Good Time To Change Majors: JR’s Daily Two-Minute Financial Aid Tip

This is episode 32 and today we are talking about When Is A Good Time To Change Majors

While I was doing “student on campus” interviews this week, I met an interesting person named Sabrina, who made a hard choice, but the right when when it came to the degree she was pursuing

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New Podcast Series: Jr’s Two Minute Financial Aid Tips!

20120625-110340.jpg After increased downloads of my regular podcast, I have decided to begin a new podcast series starting next week. The new podcast series will be two minutes or less each episode and cover one small topic on financial aid.

I am eager to hear any suggestions or thoughts on great topics you would like to see covered! Feel free to send them to me via the comments box below, or via email at collegemoneyman at gmail dot com.

My first five episodes will cover

  • What is the FAFSA?
  • What is the EFC
  • What is the Pell Grant
  • What is Federal Work Study
  • What is the the FSEOG