Tips for saving college costs

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - There's help for families struggling to send their kids to college in a tough economy.

Families can request judgment reviews of their financial aid packages to show current income, instead of what they made the year before.

That benefits those who have had recent layoffs or salary cuts.

Meanwhile, laid-off independent students have an even better chance of getting adjustments, because a federal provision now shows their work income as zero.

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