In early March, I wrote about the California Middle Class scholarship, a grant program for households making up to $150,000 a year. This is not an urban legend. Deadlines are coming up and I urge you to find out more about this program.
“University of California and California State University students from families with annual incomes of $80,000 to $150,000 are eligible, and they initially were required to file federal financial aid application forms by early March. Students could receive as much as $1,710 this school year at UC and $768 at Cal State.” – Los Angeles Times, 2014.
Visit their website or call 1-888-224-7268 for information.
This is one in a sporadic series of tips/ideas to help you stay middle-class (HTSMC). Whether you consider yourself on the lower- or higher-end of the spectrum, you can probably find some useful tips to help you stay there and find save more for retirement even as wages stay stagnant.