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alstromeria wrote:
Do you think it also unfair that those who have emergency funds spend it when they experience, you know, an actual emergency, as opposed to those spoiled non-savers who get to put it on a credit card and pay it off over months or years?
... plus some more snark ...

You seem to be confused and defensive. I don't write anything about colleges considering assets when figuring financial aid is unfair -- I think it's perfectly reasonable. I was just pointing out that you were wrong when you said that aid is pretty much based only on income.

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