Don’t Just Sit There! How to Get Ready For the FAFSA

If you are interested in enrolling in an American college or university for the next Fall semester and require financial assistance, you will need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) sometime in the first six months of the new year. Timing is everything. Although you cannot apply any sooner than January 1st, that doesn’t mean there aren’t things you can be doing right now to be better positioned than less organized applicants. This means you can file a clean application earlier than others, improving your position in the money line. Here are some suggestions to make this happen. [Read more...]

Taking Control of Your Life: How Anyone Can Create A Life Plan for Better Living

Most of us would never dream of starting or running a business without a carefully thought out business plan, yet we often live our lives without any plan or premeditation. Without that intentional approach to life we are often overwhelmed and stressed out. We all have goals, whether it is to loose weight, save money, stay healthy, advance our career, or connect with love ones. But how are you going to actually achieve any of your goals or stay on track without a plan to get there? This is where creating a Life Plan comes in.

You may hear a lot about creating a Life Plan in business success circles, but developing a Life Plan can be useful in your every day life whether your are a corporate executive, a college student, or a stay at home mom. Creating a life plan helps you to organize your life in ways that you may never have thought of before. [Read more...]