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General Federal Income Tax Information
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Federal Tax Return Information
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The U.S. Department of Education's federal student aid information website.
Important Web Sites for Financial Aid.
Financial Aid Glossary
Important vocabulary used in Financial Aid.
Financial Aid Acronyms
Financial Aid Terms, Abbreviations and Acronyms.
Awareness - Planning for College Costs
Information on New York State's 529 College Saving Program.
Encourages middle school students (ages 10-14) to explore higher education choices. Information on financial aid, courses students need to take to get ready for college, and more.
An objective guide that helps high school juniors and seniors explore potential careers, research collegiate options and make educated decisions about their futures.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Get help to make informed financial decisions about how to pay for college.
Date last updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014