- College Grants - Through FAFSA The maximum Pell Grant, for example, is $5,920 for school year 2017-18. If eligible you will never have to pay it back!
- Federal Work Study - Federal work-study programs fund part-time jobs for postsecondary students with financial need. A great way to do some hands on learning.
- Healthcare Support - The Affordable Care Act provides subsidies for healthcare insurance to low- and middle-income taxpayers. As of 2016, some 10.5 million Americans benefited from these subsidies.
- Child Care Services - The Child Care and Development Fund provides child care assistance for low-income parents and primary caregivers of children under 13 years of age, or 19 if they are incapable of self-care.
- Utility Bills - The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (commonly known as LIHEAP) helps those with low incomes to pay home energy bills.
- Down Payment Assistance - Low- and middle-income homebuyers can benefit from grants and loans that help with closing costs or a down payment on a new home.
- Unclaimed Money - The Office of the New York State Comptroller reports that it returned over $300 million in unclaimed funds in 2017! Could this be you??
- Disaster Relief - If you’re a renter or homeowner in an area that the president has declared a federal disaster area — such as the counties affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma in 2017 — and you lost your home or primary residence in the disaster, you can apply for relief through the Federal Emergency Management Association.
- Living Assistance - If you need money to cover basic living expenses, find out if your state has a program for cash-based living assistance.
- Assistance For Veterans - The government offers veterans a host of financial assistance programs that are not available to civilians. These options include cash-out refinance loans, direct home loans for Native American vets, home loan guarantee programs, interest rate reduction refinance loans, life insurance policy loans and cash surrenders.
- Business Loans - The most-used type of business loan you can get from the government is a small business loan from the Small Business Administration. Although loan recipients must pay the money back, in some cases you can get money in the form of grants, which you’ll never have to repay.
For the whole article, Free government money !