When Financial Aid Backfires: And How to Not Get Burned

Foster youth attending colleges and universities rely heavily on financial aid including federal aid from the U.S. Department of Education. If they do not understand all the ins and outs of how federal grants work however, students can inadvertently find themselves incurring financial aid overpayments, which, if not properly managed, can impact and even end their academic careers. These severe impacts, however, can almost always be avoided with the right tools. This Webinar reviews how foster youth can unintentionally incur debt, how to help them avoid such debt and what can be done to avoid the potentially life altering consequences that can accompany financial aid debt resulting from overpayment.

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Audio Recording
Financial Aid Overpayment Debt Report
Financial Aid Overpayment: Presentation slides