Student Loans Resources in Colorado Springs

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Student Loans Resources in Colorado Springs


FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES

Following is a list of resources that may be able to help you with financial aid or with upgrading your employment skills:
 
 
The National College Finance Center (NCFC) creates a personalized college finance plan or repayment plan based on your individual information and situation — providing you with an action plan to take you in the right direction! The NCFC’s mission is to guide students and families to resources that will help pay for college the smartest way possible, as well as provide information and advice on repaying students loans.
A free website to explore career and education opportunities, Plan your strategies to achieve them, Advance your possibilities.
The Federal Pell Grant Program provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate and certain post baccalaureate students to promote access to post secondary education.
The U.S. Department of Education's site for free information on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
The Individual Development Account Program (IDA) is a matched saving program for low-income individuals who are employed and have a household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. The IDA program addresses the issue of self-sufficiency and poverty elimination through the innovative approach of asset acquisition. Participants can save up to $1,000 to be matched with up to $2,000 for a total of up to $3,000 for post-secondary Education, to start or expand a small business, or to purchase a first home. Additionally, under the primary assets of education and small business, clients can save an additional $500 to be matched with up to $1,000 for a total of up to $1,500 towards an automobile purchase.