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FACTS Payment Plan (eCashier) -

FACTS is a tuition management service used by RCC that allows students to set up a payment plan to cover tuition and fees. FACTS can help families like yours meet their tuition obligations in a low cost, convenient way that is completely confidential and secure. Its flexibility and variety of payment options can help keep education more affordable.

College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) -

College Foundation of North Carolina is a nonprofit partnership between Pathways of North Carolina, College Foundation Inc., and the North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority. These organizations have broad expertise in helping students to prepare successfully for college and to find the best financial aid alternatives. Together, they provide a complete and comprehensive source of information - and real solutions - for students and their families.

Financial Literacy Information from CFNC -

These interactive financial literacy courses, videos and games can help you make responsible choices about managing money. You'll learn how to avoid financial pitfalls such as overspending, misusing credit and not budgeting.  The financial literacy online programs and their instructor guides are available through an agreement with Decision Partners, a financial literacy education organization.

FAFSA on the Web -

FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This form is used to determine the amount of money a family is expected to contribute to the price of attending a postsecondary institution. The results of the FAFSA are used in determining student grants, work study, and loan amounts.

FAFSA4caster -

FAFSA4caster is a website maintained by Federal Student Aid to assist students and their families in planing for college. This free tool can be used to provide an estimate of eligibility for federal financial aid. (State or institutional financial aid is not determined in this estimate.)

National Student Loan Database System -

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) central database for student aid. NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of ED programs. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data. -

Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, their 1,200 employees help make college education possible for every dedicated mind by providing more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than 15 million students paying for college or career school. -

Americans with more education and training have more secure jobs and higher earnings. With jobs hard to find, it may be a good time to consider going back to school.

The President announced that unemployed workers receiving unemployment benefits may qualify for a special hand in paying for education and training. And aid can be significant: In particular, the Federal Pell Grant program can provide up to $5,550 for educational costs at community colleges, colleges and universities, and many trade and technical schools. This is only one example of several federal student aid programs available to assist unemployed workers, so please visit the website for more information.

The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid -

A comprehensive website devoted to financial aid. Includes information on scholarships, loans, savings, military aid, financial aid applications, and student aid seminars.

NC Foreclosure Prevention Fund -

The N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund helps North Carolina homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments due to job loss or temporary financial hardship. For qualified homeowners, the fund can provide an interest-free loan of up to $36,000 to pay your mortgage and other related expenses for up to 36 months while you search or retrain for new employment.

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