(Closed) Canada Student Loans.. Do we have to call off marriage?

posted 7 years ago in Money
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

Might seem like a good idea, but I think the government would consider it to be fraudulent, so if you get caught, it more than likely wouldn’t be worth it.

Post # 5
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

@bananejaune: They seem to know everything. What about when you file your taxes? Would you file as separated? Would mail be getting sent to the same address for both of you? I know here when I went to the social security office they asked if I had a name for a second father. I am adopted, so that information should be sealed, but they knew it. Lucky for me, I knew the name too, but it is really scary what “they” know. I have never given the name of my biological father to anyone, so I am not sure how they knew.

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I **THINK** the rules change once you are 25. I would go into your post secondary institution – most of them have a department to help with student finances. Ask what your best options are.

Post # 9
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

@bananejaune: I asked them the “What if…”. They said they would have asked me another question, but I don’t know what that would be, and then I would always wonder, if I did have another father.

Post # 11
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

@bananejaune: From what I understand, they quit taking your parent’s income into consideration which pretty much changes everything. I have never personally had to take out student loans, but I know that SFAIC (Student financials) at UofA will bend over backwards to keep you from dropping out – they have emergency loans and will let you know which scholarships to apply for and how to get the most money out of things. You’ll be considered a mature student, so there’s more money out there for you than an 18 year old. But seriously, go sit down with them. It’s better than dealing with fraud charges. 

Post # 14
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

You can appeal your student loan. So if you are told you aren’t eligible. You can send in a letter explaining your situation and they will review your application and then hopefully you will get some money. My Fiance has done this pretty much every time he has gotten student loans.

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Definitely go see your Financial Aid dept where you go to school, do not be afraid, they are there to help you get the money/loans you’re entitled to.

I work at a university and the Financial Aid folks are part of my dept and I know at least where I work they are there to help you, not to be afraid of.

I had to appeal OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program) when refused funding because of my step-Father’s income. I ended up going with TD Bank for a student line of credit co-signed by my Mother -is this something that could be an option for you?

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