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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

How to Find a Virtual Internship

How to find a virtual internship Over the past year, many companies have launched virtual…

Top 5 Reasons to File FAFSA® Before the June 30th Deadline

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) for the 2022-2023 school year closes on…

Unemployment Benefits and Student Loan Deferment

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

FAFSA® & the COVID-19 Pandemic: What you need to know

We all know that things have changed significantly since the COVID-19 pandemic hit at the…

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 pay for college the smart way

How to choose a college essay topic that stands out

College essays are a way to set you apart from the other applicants, which can…

What Happens If I Submit My College Application Late?

In most cases, college application deadlines are there for a reason, and there’s no way…

How to list work experience on a resume?

It is not uncommon to find yourself at a crossroads when trying to write your…

What jobs should I include on my resume?

The first step in getting your foot in the door for a job interview is…

Are Personal Loans Taxable & Considered Income?

Personal loans are not generally considered taxable income. However, there are exceptions to this rule…

Career & Education: A Day in the Life of a Mortgage Banker

Choosing a college degree may be more about your college education. It could determine the…

Career & Education: A Day in the Life of an Insurance Agency Owner

Choosing a college degree may be more about your college education. It could determine the…

What is lifetime learning credit and how does it work?

It’s no secret that higher education costs are growing each year, and student loan debt…

What is income-contingent repayment?

An income-contingent repayment (ICR) plan is a federal loan repayment plan that provides two methods…

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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