Students are leaving $42-MILLION in financial aid on the table every year

Money Making Sense

Students are leaving $42-MILLION in financial aid on the table every year


Published on Dec 27, 2023, 1:00:15 AM
Total time: 00:37:51

Episode Description

There are multiple ways to pay for higher education that don't include going into debt.  Geoffrey Thomas Landward, the interim Commissioner for Utah System of Higher Education, says the "Keys to Success" app can show you how.  He also discusses the Pell Grant, the Opportunity and Promose scholarships which are FREE.

Susan Speirs, the CEO of Utah Association of CPAs, also gets in on the discussion of filling out FAFSA forms for financial aid.  Along with the importance of higher education; which doesn't always mean going to a college or university.

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The goal of Money Making Sense is to help you find more financial peace. Host Heather Kelly and guest experts focus on reviewing paychecks and analyzing family decisions. They also talk about vacationing on a budget, retirement savings on a limited income, reducing household expenses, the financial impact of owning pets and how money affects relationships. Money Making Sense will give you practical ideas on how to improve your bottom line. Money Making Sense is a 2017, 2018, 2020 and 2021 People's Choice Podcast Award Finalist.