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Free booklet gives tips about financial literacy

FRANKFORT, Ky.  — April is National Financial Literacy Month, and Kentuckians can tap into free resources from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). “It’s Money, Baby,” a booklet about financial literacy, is available free from KHEAA. The 32-page booklet includes sections about such topics as: Cash basics. Banking. Credit. Insurance. Fraud and identity theft. […]

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Save money by taking more classes each semester

Taking more classes each semester may help you cut the cost of college, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). That’s especially important if, like many people, you’ll need student loans to help pay for your education. A full-time load for undergraduate students is generally considered 12 credit hours per semester. Associate’s degrees […]

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Student aid programs can help pay college costs

The federal government sponsors numerous financial aid programs that can help students and their parents pay college expenses. This brief summary from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) describes the more common federal grant and loan programs. Grants generally do not have to be repaid, but loans do. Federal Pell Grant: Pell Grants provide up […]

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Tax tips for students

Income tax season is approaching, and students may want to consider these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to help the process go more smoothly. Although you may not have earned enough to be required to file, you may be able to get a refund if your employer withheld taxes from your […]

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Pay attention to deadlines for financial aid

High school seniors should keep track of deadlines for applying for college financial aid. Here are some tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA): Check with the financial aid offices of the schools to which you’ve applied to determine if they require any financial aid forms other than the Free Application for Federal […]

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Avoid these common student financial aid mistakes

Financial Aid Tip of the Month, November 2014 Many students spend more for college than they should by making some common mistakes when seeking financial aid. Follow these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) to make sure you get the help you need. Some people don’t bother to apply for financial aid […]

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