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Financial Check In with FAME - Planning, Tips & Resources to Make Higher Education More Affordable - Shared screen with speaker view
Martha Johnston
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• For helpful Money Management tips, visit: https://www.famemaine.com/education/topics/money-management/
Martha Johnston
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• To calculate your Expected Family Contribution, visit: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/paying-your-share/expected-family-contribution-calculator
Martha Johnston
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• For information on saving for college, including interactive charts that compares the many of the options, visit: https://www.savingforcollege.com/
Martha Johnston
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https://www.savingforcollege.com/• To learn more about Maine’s 529 – NextGen – including matching grants, https://www.nextgenforme.com/
Martha Johnston
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www.famemaine.com/appeals
Martha Johnston
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• For information on federal financial aid, including how to file the FAFSA, visit: https://studentaid.gov/
Martha Johnston
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• For information on the CSS Profile, visit: https://cssprofile.collegeboard.org/
Martha Johnston
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For more information on the concept of “Net Price” visit https://collegecost.ed.gov/net-price or https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/paying-your-share/focus-on-net-price-not-sticker-price
Martha Johnston
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For more information on the College Scorecard, visit https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/
Martha Johnston
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To research colleges and find individuals schools’ “percent of need met, visit: https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search
Martha Johnston
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You can find FAME Comparing Offers worksheet here: https://www.famemaine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Comparing-Awards-online.pdf
Martha Johnston
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For more on scholarships, visit: https://www.famemaine.com/education/topics/paying-for-college/maine-scholarship-search/
Martha Johnston
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To learn more about loans, visit: https://www.theloanforme.com/
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For information on federal tax credits and deductions, visit: https://www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/individuals/education-credits-aotc-llc
Martha Johnston
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• To learn more about the Opportunity Maine Tax Credit, visit:https://liveandworkinmaine.com/opportunity-maine/
Martha Johnston
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Check out Career One Stop at: https://www.careeronestop.org/
Martha Johnston
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FAME’s Student Loan/Salary calculator that can help borrowers get a sense of how much debt is reasonable, can be found here: https://www.famemaine.com/education/quick-links/calculators-tools/student-loan-salary-calculator/
Martha Johnston
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To view FAME’s short Information Videos, go to: https://www.famemaine.com/education/quick-links/informational-videos/