Useful Financial Aid and Financial Literacy Websites:
Official site to reapply for aid each year by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Lists all the types/amounts of Federal aid received while in college. Does not list private loan debt.
Continuously updated federal loan servicers’ contact information at your fingertips.
The Federal Government’s Smart Student’s Guide to Financial Aid.
Your source for in-depth information on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
Apply for loans, complete entrance counseling, and use the new financial awareness counseling tool!
For everything you need to know about Direct Consolidation Loans and for an online application.
Manage your Direct Loan account on the Federal Student Loan Servicing website.
If you are in the armed forces or have a family member in the service, visit this site to find out more about grants, repayment, and forgiveness options.
Lets you request a free credit report from the three major credit agencies.
You can request reports or add fraud alerts if you are a victim of identity theft.
Explains what factors impact your credit score.
MyMoney.gov can help you learn how to save, invest, and manage your money better.
The centralized government web site on identity theft.
Allows you to remove your name & address from the credit card preapproval lists.
Free programs from CPAs to help you understand personal finance through every stage of life.
Vermont’s Office of State Treasurer offers guidance on saving toward retirement, managing your money, protecting yourself from Identity Theft and budgeting/spending plans. Your home state may also offer similar programs.
Free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information.
Consumers, educators, parents, students and policymakers can access free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.
“Earn It. Invest It. Spend It.”
Grant, scholarship, and loan information; online applications; online account access; and more.
The nation's largest financial counseling organization.
The Economic Services Division manages several programs to help Vermonters meet their basic needs.
State website which will ask some questions about you and your family, such as basic financial information, who lives with you and some of the things you might need help with.