SGL Live on WGN 9 News – FAFSA Issues

WGN welcomes back Steve Lewit, President of SGL Financial, to discuss the ongoing FAFSA application issues and ways to navigate through the new program’s challenges. 

Here’s what was covered Live on WGN 9 News: 

  • Approximately two million FAFSA applications are currently pending, while time is running out for students to get their aid offers. 
  • Technical difficulties with the new FAFSA submission program have caused delays in processing applications and distributing financial aid offers. 
  • The IRS has also been sending inaccurate information to schools, further exacerbating the issues.  
  • Students and families are advised to track their FAFSA submissions and communicate with college financial aid departments.