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Aug 04, 2015, 09:00 ET

Parents Save For Kids' College Despite Carrying Student Debt

 One-third of parents are still shouldering student debt but are determined to change that for their children and are choosing savings to...

May 11, 2015, 13:18 ET
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Orville Jackson Joins College Futures Staff as Senior Policy & Research Officer

 College Futures Foundation announced the appointment of Orville Jackson as Senior Policy & Research Officer. An education researcher with...

May 06, 2015, 09:00 ET

High School Students Get Down To Business In Planning And Paying For College, College Savings Foundation Survey Finds

 High school students from across the country are taking a pro-active approach to planning and paying for their higher education – with a...

Apr 20, 2015, 13:23 ET
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Lenny Mendonca and Willa Seldon join College Futures Foundation Board of Directors

College Futures Foundation—formerly College Access Foundation of California—announced the appointment of Lenny Mendonca, director...

Mar 18, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Higher Education Policy Expert Jane Wellman joins College Futures Foundation as Senior Advisor

College Futures Foundation—formerly College Access Foundation of California—announced the appointment of Jane Wellman as senior advisor...

Mar 16, 2015, 14:11 ET
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Brighter Vision Behind the College Futures Foundation Name and Look

College Access Foundation of California is pleased to announce that it is now College Futures Foundation. The foundation has changed its name to...

Jan 20, 2015, 16:51 ET

College Savings Foundation Asks For Recall Of 529 Tax Treatment Roll-Backs In White House Tax Proposal

 The College Savings Foundation, a leading nonprofit helping American families save for college, calls for the White House to recall and...

Aug 06, 2014, 09:00 ET

Young Parents Jump On Savings Bandwagon, Says College Savings Foundation's 8th Annual State Of College Savings Survey

 Concerned about of the burden of student debt, more parents are prioritizing savings this year over last year as the number one way to pay for...

May 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

Higher Ed Costs Drive College Decisions For High School Students, Says College Savings Foundation's 5th Annual Survey

 The nonstop rise of college costs is impacting the choice of college for over three quarters of today's high school students, and is causing...

Dec 11, 2013, 07:00 ET

CFNC.org adds free online video library to help North Carolinians plan, apply and pay for college

 A new online video storytelling platform for college and career advising, "Let Me Tell You," is now available at the College Foundation of...

Oct 03, 2013, 16:12 ET

Two community-college students win financial literacy scholarships on CFNC.org

Two North Carolina community-college students have each won a $500 college scholarship by satisfactorily completing Advanced Money Management, a...

Sep 16, 2013, 09:42 ET

CFNC 'College works' campaign reinforces benefits of attending a two- or four-year college

Campaign inspires high school college access efforts As College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) gears up its statewide "College works"...

Aug 07, 2013, 09:00 ET

Savings Surges In Popularity Among Parents Funding College, Says College Savings Foundation's Survey Of Parents

 Saving for college has moved to the head of the class as a key planning strategy for parents trying to cope with the ballooning cost of...

Jul 19, 2013, 03:01 ET

College Success Foundation Board of Directors Names Yolanda L. Watson Spiva, Ph.D., New Foundation CEO and President

 The College Success Foundation (CSF) Board of Directors has named Yolanda L. Watson Spiva, Ph.D., the new chief executive officer and...

May 15, 2013, 12:43 ET

High School Students Face Up To College Cost Reality, Saving More And Making Trade-Offs

 A new survey of high school students across the country showed a strong uptick in college savings habits and a willingness to make the...

Feb 26, 2013, 17:25 ET

CFNC: More than 4,500 students helped on FAFSA Day 2013

--It's not too late to complete a FAFSA to qualify for college scholarships, grants, loans--  More than 4,500 North Carolina high school...

Feb 19, 2013, 14:29 ET

Gov. McCrory proclaims February 18-23, 2013 as Financial Aid Awareness Week in North Carolina

 Governor Pat McCrory has proclaimed February 18-23, 2013 as Financial Aid Awareness Week in North Carolina.  The proclamation urges N.C....

Feb 04, 2013, 10:20 ET

EDGEucation Loans, a New Division of College Foundation, Inc., to Begin Servicing Federal Direct Loans in February

 Since being approved by the U.S. Department of Education as an eligible not-for-profit servicer of federal assets, College Foundation, Inc....

Jan 23, 2013, 10:06 ET

Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS) application available on CFNC.org/FELS: Qualified N.C. nursing, teaching, health students can apply

 The Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS) application for the 2013-14 academic year is now available at CFNC.org/FELS. ...

Jan 18, 2013, 11:49 ET

College Financial Aid Help Available at More Than 300 Locations Across North Carolina on Saturday, February 23rd

FAFSA Phone-In also offered every Tuesday in February  College financial aid officers and specialists will be available across North...