New Year’s is the best day to apply for college financial aid
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Hoping to relax on New Year's Day? Well if you or a family member is headed to college in 2015, that's too bad. January 1 is the first day students can submit the nationwide financial aid application (known as FAFSA) for the upcoming school year. Applying early is hands down the best way to maximize the amount of money a student gets to put toward college.