Simplifying the FAFSA® Process (Lakeside Chat 9/13/23)

Posted by Adam Robert - September 13, 2023

Simplifying the FAFSA process, everything you need to know this year. Photo of a clipboard and graduation cap, with "Financial Aid" written across the paper on the clipboard

Every fall, securing financial aid for your current or prospective college student can be one of the most stressful times of the new school year. Especially with changes to the process and definitions being phased in this year, it can feel as daunting as ever. We want to help! 

The FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form is available for the 2024 – 2025 academic year beginning October 1st – which is why we want to help you take the confusion (and anxiety) out of the FAFSA® process and answer your questions.

We met together on Zoom to chat with our guest expert Stephen Jagard, a 529 College Savings Plan Specialist with John Hancock Investment Management. Stephen will share what to expect with the FAFSA® process this year – as well as the major changes scheduled to take place the following year.

If you weren't able to make the live Lakeside Chat, you can now watch the recording of the entire session below! 


If you want to receive information and invitations to future Lakeside Chats, where we discuss different topics ranging from gardening to social security, sign up using the form below. 

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Stephen Jagard, John Hancock Investment Management is not affiliated with or endorsed by LPL Financial and Clute Wealth Management

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