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Understand your Financial Aid Award Letter [INFOGRAPHIC] Modest Money2 Comments

Citizens Bank

Once you are accepted into college and have filled out the FAFSA, you will start receiving financial award letters from each of your schools of choice with different financial aid results. These letters will include all federal, state, and college-specific financial aid award information for each school. It’s extremely important to understand the different pieces of these letters so you can choose the school that best fits your interests and financial situation. Read the infographic below from Citizens Bank to help break down the terminology included in a financial award letter and better understand your financial expectations for college.

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A Future without Contact

By : Adam | 24 Sep 2014

We’ve seen it in the movies, we’ve read about it in books, but paying for items with just a tap of your phone is now a real and viable option in modern day times. The world of NFC (Near Field Communication) is rapidly expanding and …

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Five Tips to Welcome Your First Baby

By : Adam | 23 Sep 2014

There are few things in life as exciting as preparing to bring a new life into this world. While the web is awash with advice for new parents for things to do and not to do, there are some tried and true things you can …

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More Ways to Save Money Moving

By : Adam | 23 Sep 2014

We’ve already talked about a few of the things that you can do to save money when you’re moving. That was a while, ago, though, so we thought it that–since that first post went over well–it might be nice to revisit the topic. So! Without …

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Importance of Planning for the Unexpected

By : Jeremy Biberdorf | 17 Sep 2014

It would be nice if life went exactly as we planned it. Everything would go smoothly and we’d reach our goals without any hiccups. Really though, that just doesn’t happen. Regardless of how hard we work towards our goals, something is bound to come up. …

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6 Things You Need to Know About Making a Will

By : Adam | 8 Sep 2014

Scarily, according to Which?, one in three people die without having created a Will. Making a Will is one of the most serious commitments anyone can engage in, and it is important to have access to all the correct information to ensure that no mistakes …

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Using Your Financial Savvy to Help Others

By : Adam | 1 Sep 2014

People feel a major sense of accomplishment when they overcome a big financial hurdle. When they’ve eliminated piles of debt, started saving money for retirement, launched their own businesses, or made great real estate investments, they often look for ways to share the secrets of …

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