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Financial Aid 101: What Is Financial Aid & How Does It Work?

What even is Financial Aid? Do you have to fill out the FAFSA each year? We answer the common questions you have about paying for college and more. The more you know, the more aid you can get. Find out how to fund your education now!

Post-secondary education can offer students career opportunities while simultaneously increasing their potential for higher incomes and greater job satisfaction, but this can be costly. As a result, many Americans struggle to cover the cost of attending college on their own. They need help. When you are ready to jump into the college experience, you should…

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Biggest Student Loan Repayment Mistakes

You want to know the biggest student loan repayment mistakes? Check out this pin to see what common mistakes people make when paying back student loans. Student loan debt can be brutal but you can get out of debt quickly using this advice

According to a recent study by Credit Karma, the average student loan balance among 2017 college graduates is nearly $30,000. Making a student loan repayment mistake can really cost you and result in a serious increase in the life of your loan. Here are some common student loan repayment mistakes that too many graduates make: Not…

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College Scholarship Application Checklist

Applying to scholarships gets you free money for college! But you have to be careful about the requirements. Make sure you're prepared to win a scholarship by following this checklist. You'd be surprised what you might need.

A college scholarship is the best way to get help paying for college. Getting a scholarship isn’t always easy though. Competition is often stiff depending on the kind you are applying for, what qualities they are looking for, and how many other people are applying. Whether the scholarship you are applying for is for general…

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How To Find Money For College

Looking for money for college? There are lots of ways to pay for college, don't get hung up on just one. Whether it's financial aid, student loans, or scholarships, we are here to point you in the right direction!

Paying for college can be a challenge. Whether rich, poor, or somewhere in between, most people spend most of what they earn. Not many people can write an annual check for $60,000 without breaking a sweat (or, perhaps, suffering a complete panic attack). It can be tricky to figure out what strategies you can employ…

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Why The Student Loan Bubble Won’t Burst

What is a student loan bubble? And why does student loan debt keep growing so rapidly? Undergraduate interest rates are rising and college tuition is getting more expensive. Find out what you can do.

While recent news of a booming economy and low unemployment might make it look like things are on the up and up, the financial outlook for today’s college students and recent graduates is still pretty bleak. These new developments haven’t lead to higher wages for graduates already struggling to pay down massive debt, let alone…

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Too Poor For College, Too Rich For Financial Aid

It seems contradictory, but many students find they are too poor for college, and too rich for financial aid, making paying for college challenging. Financial aid can be detrimental to middle-class students, find ways around it here!

It’s a tough situation that millions of families across the country find themselves in. Students work their hardest to get into amazing schools, only to find out that their financial aid package doesn’t go as far as they thought it would. While it’s not always avoidable, there are some steps students families can take to…

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