Understand and plan your college funding options.
Finding money for college doesn't have to be harder than taking the SATs. In Financial Aid for College, we've collected the information, sifted out the nonessentials, and organized the rest into short, clear explanations that make sense of the process. This book shows you the formulas followed by people in the know, and breaks them down into manageable parts. Discover the insights and tools to use the financial aid system to your best advantage, with extra pointers to help you avoid pitfalls and keep track of the deadlines.
Taking a clear, concise approach to money management, the Dorling Kindersley Essential Finance Series provides a practical and impartial resource to guide you through important financial decisions. Useful questionnaires pinpoint one's financial status while easy-to-use charts and graphs help track cash flow. Cut through the complexities of financial lingo and gain the confidence needed to build real financial security. Learn to live debt free, invest in the stock market, pay for a child's education, or plan for retirement. Filled with practical advice on all aspects of money management, this series offers an excellent foundation for building a personal finance library.
Author Biography: Ronald W. Johnson has been Director of Financial Aid at UCLA since 1995. Recognized nationally as an expert in his field, he has served on the executive boards of state, regional, and national educational associations and has spoken at numerous educational conferences throughout the country. Previously, he was Director of Financial Aid at Golden Gate University in San Francisco (1971-1974), Assistant Director in Charge of Counseling and Opportunity Programs (1974-1980), and the Director of Financial Aid (1980-1995) at University of California-Davis. Ron also serves on numerous local, state, regional, and national Advisory Boards. His 31-year commitment to Student Financial Aid Administration has been acknowledged through many awards for his distinguished accomplishment and service to all students.
Marc Robinson is co-founder of moneytours.com, a personal finance resource for corporations, universities, credit unions, and other institutions interested in helping their constituents make intelligent decisions about their financial lives. He wrote the original The Wall Street Journal Guide to Understanding Money and Markets, created The Wall Street Journal Guide to Understanding Personal Finance, co-published a personal finance series with Time Life Books, and wrote a children's book about onomatopoeia in different languages. In his two decades in the financial services industry, Marc has provided marketing consulting to many top Wall Street firms. He is admitted to practice law in New York State.