TEN SEEMINGLY SMALL OVERSIGHTS WHICH COULD LEAD TO AUDIT FINDINGS AND PENALTIES
Financial aid and business offices can be found in a flurry of activity most days, and it is very easy to overlook seemingly simple issues. Yet, if these issues are missed or incorrectly performed, they could lead to audit or program review findings. We ...
The world we live in is a very fast-paced environment full of many technological advancements and social distractions. We are liked on Facebook, we order our meals by number at fast-food restaurants, and there are search engines that find answers to most all of our questions within seconds. We have become accustomed to everything being quick and instant. So ...
These questions are presented to assist you in comparing the two delivery systems, protect your institution, and to give you guidance towards a proper comparative measurement both administratively and financially. Use this list of questions to help evaluate your current situation and make the best decisions for your institution.
· Has your institution had findings with financial aid when ...
It is a common misconception that Pell and Loans must all be paid from the same award year. This is not the case. It is the Payment Period for Pell and the Loan Period for which the loan is being originated, that determines which Award Year may be used. Crossover payment periods and loan periods ...
HAVE YOU AND YOUR MANAGEMENT TEAM EVER BEEN STOPPED IN YOUR TRACKS BY FINANCIAL AID PROFESSIONALS SAYING “YOU CAN’T DO THAT”?
I don't really know of anyone who likes to be told that they CAN'T do something that they think is a great idea or that they really want to do. But, sometimes it happens ...
Lo and behold the infamous IRS data retrieval tool returns just in time for the 18/19 FAFSA! However, things are going to look a bit different for students and parents. In support of the effort to protect and enhance the security and privacy of personal data, all data retrieved by the IRS data retrieval tool will not be visible to the parents and students, and will be ...
The following article was originally published by nprED on July 16, 2017.
Teachers with Student Debt: The Struggle, The Causes and What Comes Next
By: Anya Kamenetz – nprED
"I am overloaded and struggling. It's terrifying."
"I feel like I'll be making the last payment from my grave."
"It is ...
The following article was posted by NASFAA on July 18, 2017.
Why Cutting from Pell Grant Reserves Could Put the Future of the Program in Jeopardy
By: Allie Bidwell, Communications Staff – NASFAA
Each year, millions of low-income college students depend on funds from the Pell Grant program to help them pay for college ...
The following article was originally published by Inside Higher ED on July 18, 2017.
Expanding GI Bill Benefits
By: Andrew Kreighbaum – Inside Higher ED
Testifying before the House of Representatives veterans' affairs committee Monday, Will Hubbard, the vice president of government affairs at Student Veterans of America, said if student veterans sat down to ...