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We believe in empowering students with resources to help them improve their financial lives. That’s why we work hard to put resources into the hands of students, parents, and institutions.

Frank in the Media

  • Pivoting Enables Startup To Lower College Tuition By Simplifying Financial Aid Process
    “The Frank FAFSA® form is similar to TurboTax but for financial aid,” Javice said. It makes it easy to prepare your application and file it…”
  • Why it’s time to invest in building an inclusive culture, not more diversity programs
    “Charlie Javice, the founder of fintech startup Frank, says the choice to delay or simply not think about hiring inclusively from the very beginning…”
  • Financial aid-focused Frank expands into helping students take online classes
    “Frank, a startup best known for helping college students secure and manage financial aid, is expanding into a new part of the edtech world.…”

Featured Covid-19 Resources

Unemployment Benefits and Student Loan Deferment

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment rates are on the rise. Luckily, many students benefit…

How did COVID-19 impact the FAFSA® process?

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has shifted the lives of people around the globe. Aside from…

Students and the COVID-19 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program

College students could tap into $600-$800 a week of unemployment benefits College students could claim…

A Student’s Guide to Being on Campus During a Pandemic

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, college campuses around the world have shut down, causing students…

What New College Grads Need to Know About the Job Market During the Economic Downturn

Students are worried, now more than ever, that they won’t be able to find gainful…

Temporary Higher Ed Changes Could have Positive & Lasting Effects for US Students

To help keep enrollment up and hopefully keep their institutions funded, the higher education system…

How to Make the Most of Your Stimulus Check

If you’re wondering how you should use your stimulus check, we have some ideas on…

Can I claim unemployment benefits due to COVID-19 shutdowns?

From small businesses to large corporations, many students and employees have suffered loss of work…

COVID-19 and Your Financial Aid: What to do if you need more help

The coronavirus pandemic has forced American students to leave campus, take classes online, drop courses,…

How to pay for college the smart way

How to create a household budget while in college

You probably have heard the word “Budget” get thrown around in various stages of your…

3 Reasons to Consider Adult Education Programs

Going back to school is a big deal. For adults who already have the responsibility…

Top Grants for Single Dads

If you’re a single dad looking for ways to help pay for your education, there…

Top Scholarships for Single Dads

Being a single dad comes with its own set of challenges — unfortunately for many,…

Best Resume Format & Popular Resume Templates

The best resume formats are often ones that layout your skills, experience, and education in…

Are there good nursing government jobs?

Many students who want to become nurses are interested in government careers. You’d be surprised…

Graduate students still have options for financial aid

In today’s job market, bachelor’s degrees aren’t enough to set an applicant apart from the…

What are the highest paying IT jobs in the US?

Information Technology (IT) is a sector that is in high demand as companies look for…

How do I change my career path?

The average person changes their career 5-7 times throughout their lives. So, if you find…

Resources for students

A Step by Step guide to creating your FSA ID

Learn more about creating an FSA ID

How Much Money Can You Get From FAFSA®?

Wondering how much money you can get from filing FAFSA® each year? It’s highly dependent on you and your family’s financial situation.

How to Sign Your FAFSA® with an FSA ID

Struggling to sign your FAFSA®? Unsure how to do it with an FSA ID? We can help! This video walks you through the process step-by-step so you never get it wrong again!

The FRANK Guide to Aid Appeal

Need help getting more financial aid for college? Consider filing an aid appeal by following these simple steps.

Budget Busting Ways to Save Money on College

Looking for budget busting ways to save money on your college tuition? Access the tips you need to stay on track to a successful financial future and search for discounted classes at Classfinder now!

Do you have to pay Pell Grant money back?

Learn more about how the Pell Grant works.

Charlie Javice
Founder & CEO

27-year-old Charlie Javice is the founder and CEO of Frank, a New York City-based college aid advocacy that helps students afford the college of their dreams without being crushed by student debt. In over two years, the company helped about 350,000 students find about $7 billion in aid – for free

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We are not affiliated with the U.S. Department of Education. Federal Student Aid (FSA), an office of the U.S. Department of Education, makes the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and assistance available to the public for free at

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