Student Loans 101: The Basics
Thinking about taking out a student loan to pay for college? Learn the basics of how federal and private student loans work as you begin to explore your options.Continue Reading
The Financial Side of Transferring Schools
Transferring schools can be a big decision, and it’s important to think through the financial impacts. Here are a few things to consider.Continue Reading
What is the Financial Aid Shopping Sheet?
If you are new to the college application process then you probably have some questions about the Financial Aid Shopping Sheet. We break it down and help answer some of your questions.Continue Reading
Gift Aid vs. Loans: What’s the Difference?
Do you know the difference between gift aid and loans? We help to answer this question and many more.Continue Reading
8 Things You Should Know About Financial Aid Award Letters
You received your college award letter, but now what? Here’s what you need to know about college financial aid award letters.Continue Reading
Important FAFSA Changes You Need To Know
The FAFSA is a critical part of the financial aid process. Here are the important FAFSA changes you need to know and how it might affect you.Continue Reading
Choosing a Repayment Term: Financial Aid Math That Adds Up to Savings
When taking out a student loan, there are variables other than interest rate you should consider. See how a shorter repayment period could reduce the total cost of your loan.Continue Reading
How the Private Student Loan Process Works
Many students need student loans to finance their education. Learn about the steps in the process so you can make better financial decisions instead of being overwhelmed with confusion.Continue Reading
Federal vs. Private Loans: What’s the Difference?
There are two types of student loans: federal student loans and private student loans. If you’re planning to borrow to pay for college, it’s important to know the difference between the two.Continue Reading
How to Reduce the Cost of Your Student Loan
Borrowing to pay for college? There are things you can do to save money on your student loan. Check out these four tips to reduce the cost of your student loan and see the impact they have with an example loan scenario.Continue Reading