RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Financial Aid

A collection of news and information related to Financial Aid published by this site and its partners.

Top Financial Aid Articles

Displaying items 78-88
  • Belair-Edison: Fighting for a neighborhood for 'the middle'

    Belair-Edison: Fighting for a neighborhood for 'the middle'
    Marguerite Gallup can see it in her mind's eye: her three children racing Big Wheels in the alley behind their red brick rowhouse, her husband at work at the nearby steel mill. She'd be in the small but serviceable kitchen where she made the family dinner...
  • Ford named prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholar

    Ford named prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholar
    UC Davis men's soccer senior Brian Ford, a Corona del Mar High alumnus, has been named one of 29 recipients of the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, the collegiate governing body recently announced. Ford, a defender for the Aggies who wrapped...
  • Colleges getting out of health insurance business

    The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business. Experts are divided on whether this change will be good or bad for students. Some call it an inevitable result of health care reform...
  • Stay on top of latest personal finance issues, offerings

    Stay on top of latest personal finance issues, offerings
    Consumers are busy with their daily lives, making it difficult to keep abreast of all the trends and issues that affect their wallets — household savings, fine print in contracts they sign with companies and insurance shopping, for example. Here...
  • McAuliffe spitballs: Could Virginia buy student debt?

    A caller to Thursday's "Ask the Governor" radio show on WRVA wanted to know Gov. Terry McAuliffe's position on the University of Virginia's latest tuition increase. McAuliffe said he wants to analyze the plan in more detail before weighing in. But he...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook plans to give away most of his fortune

    Apple CEO Tim Cook is joining a long list of magnates promising to give away most of the wealth that they amass during their careers. Cook mentioned his intentions in a story about him published Thursday by Fortune magazine. After paying for the...
  • Indiana sees gain in students meeting financial aid deadline

    The Indiana Commission for Higher Education says more Hoosier students have completed their financial aid applications on time this year. The commission reported Thursday that about 9,000 more high school seniors submitted their Free Application for...
  • Rotary is looking for a few good peace students

    There are so many different degree programs that young people can pursue today, Clark Gwinn noted, but one of them in particular very much interests him. Gwinn, who is retired and serves on the College Park Rotary, said he would love to see more young...
  • Front Burner: Free community college: Good plan?

    Front Burner: Free community college: Good plan?
    There's no such thing as a free lunch. Yet, if President Obama is able to execute a Jedi mind trick on the Republican-majority Congress and convince lawmakers to go along with an ambitious plan of his, there just might be two years of free community...
  • Immigrant students start hunger strike for NY Dream Act

    About 50 immigrant students who live illegally in New York state have started a hunger strike after a proposal that would allow them to apply for state financial aid for college was not included in the state's budget, some of the students said Wednesday....
  • SUNY students from across the state to meet with legislators

    State University of New York students from across the state are heading to the Capitol to meet with state lawmakers and press issues of concern, like the cost of textbooks and availability of on-campus child care. Lori Mould is a graduate student at...