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It’s hard to believe that March is almost over and the conference is just around the corner. The Annual Conference Committee has been hard at work to make sure we listen to survey feedback and plan a great conference for you at Hotel Talisa in...

I have heard it many times at conferences and training events when the wonderful people that make up the financial aid profession all gather, that no one knowingly sets out to become a financial aid professional. But once the profession takes you in, it is...

David Lucci and I had the honor of representing CAFAA at the NASFAA Legislative Conference in Washington D.C. We were joined by our esteemed Colorado colleagues, Barbara Marshall (CU Boulder) and Theresa Lavin (CCD). During this conference we were able to meet with the Legislative...

Did you take a personal finance course in college? Does your college or university currently offer financial literacy and wellness courses or workshops? Well, my college did and I am better for having taking the course. Perhaps that is where some of my passion to...

Hello CAFAA! Our 51st annual conference is taking place May 2 – 4, 2018 in beautiful Black Hawk, Colorado at the Ameristar Resort, & Spa. The Annual Conference Planning Committee has been doing some fantastic work creating an informative, productive, fun program. The sessions are...

If you are like me, then you feel yourself becoming more disconnected from the younger generation every year. After all, I was carrying around a flip phone when I was in school and the availability of Facebook had just arrived at most college campuses. A study...

The holidays are here! Whether you celebrate with strings of lights and tinsel in every corner of your house, proudly brandishing your ugly Christmas sweater, or … avoid all stores with more than 10 cars in the parking lot, throwing your eggnog latte at the...

Crafting student email communications is a common practice in our profession, however it can be quite challenging. How can you condense complex regulations into something digestible for students? How do you craft an email short enough to maintain the student’s attention? How do you get...