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TREASURE COAST -- Jeff Atwater, Florida's chief financial officer and the Department of Financial Services is teaming up with the Florida Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators to offer a webinar, "Paying for College: Controlling Your Degree of Debt."
As financial aid application deadlines are fast approaching, this webinar will provide valuable information on the variety of financial aid programs that can minimize college debt.
"Affordability of a quality education is of critical importance to the young citizens of the state and the well being of our economy," said CFO Atwater.
"As these young adults look toward their future, we want to provide them with all of the resources available to ensure their success."
FASFAA is a statewide association that represents institutions of all sizes and types from proprietary schools to large universities.
The webinar will be offered at noon on Dec. 18.
The focus of the session is to learn about the variety of financial aid programs available, how financial need is determined, how to calculate the true cost of education and how to complete all the steps in the financial aid application process.
For more information or to register for the webinar, visit www.MyFloridaCFO.com/YMM or call (877) MY-FL-CFO (693-5236).