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Edvisors Earns Excellence in Financial Education Literacy Award for Bestseller Filing the FAFSA

Las Vegas, NV (April 20, 2015) — The Edvisors bestselling book, Filing the FAFSA, has won an Excellence in Financial Education Literacy (EIFLE) Award from the Institute for Financial Literacy. The awards promote the effective delivery of consumer financial products, services and education by recognizing individuals and organizations that have shown exceptional innovation and commitment to financial literacy education.

“The application process for federal student financial aid for college is too complicated,” said Mark Kantrowitz, Senior Vice President and Publisher of “More than 20 million students each year are faced with an alphabet soup of acronyms and arcane terminology.” The Filing the FAFSA book demystifies the financial aid application process by breaking it down into simple and easy-to-understand steps. This can help avoid costly mistakes and missed deadlines.

“We are honored to have earned recognition from the Institute for Financial Literacy for our work in promoting financial literacy,” said David Levy, co-author of Filing the FAFSA and Editor of

Filing the FAFSA provides a step-by-step guide to completing the FAFSA and explains how to calculate the real cost of college. The guide also offers strategies for increasing eligibility for financial aid and other college financing tips.

The Institute for Financial Literacy’s Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards were presented earlier this month at the 10th Annual Conference on Financial Education in San Antonio, Texas.

About Edvisors

Edvisors publishes free web sites to help students and families plan and pay for college. Every year, millions of students and their families turn to the company’s flagship site,, for timely, accurate information, advice and tools that help them confidently make the best decisions about paying for college. At the Edvisors site, students earn points and enter scholarship drawings (the site has awarded more than $750,000 to date). is a large free online database of scholarships with an easy-to-use scholarship matching tool. Founded in 1998, Edvisors is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. More information can be found at


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