How You Can Fund Your Child's Future

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August cover star, First Lady Michelle Obama discusses four easy ways to help fun your child's educational future. 

Did you know that most students are eligible to receive financial aid from the federal government to help pay for college or a career school? No matter your race, age or field of study, you can qualify. While your income is taken into consideration, it does not automatically prevent you from getting assistance. Here are resources you can tap into:

1. Scroll through the material at this link to assess your eligibility for federal funds: LINK.

2. Browse this page to brush up on the financial aid process: LINK.

3. The online presentation here helps separate myth from reality in applying for federal student aid: LINK.

4. Watch this promo about the grants, loans and work-study funds the U.S. Department of Education makes available to students across the country: LINK.

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