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Student Loan Repayment: Your Options

Figuring out how to manage your student loan debt is a struggle that many college graduates face. More than seven million borrowers are default, and millions more Americans find themselves unable to afford even the minimum monthly payment. Did you know there are options to help you pay off your student loans? While the burden…

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The 5 Best iPhone Apps to Avoid the Freshman 15

We’ve all heard about it, and many of us have lived it: the dreaded FRESHMAN 15. Starting college can be exciting and anxiety-ridden all at once. If you’re not careful, it’s very possible to let the weight of academic and social pressures affect your actual weight. How the Freshman 15 Happens We know that weight…

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Best Jobs On Campus

With the expenses of college life adding up, finding a part time job while going to school can be incredibly beneficial. What many students don’t realize is that you aren’t confined to jobs like serving or Uber driving. There are actually a ton of on-campus jobs that can be flexible to your school schedule, and…

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Understanding Private Student Loans

Student loan debt is a topic that can be tricky to navigate.  Like any loan, the expectation is that the borrower will regularly make payments on time. But, when you’re fresh out of college and job prospects are slim, this can be easier said than done. It’s important that you understand exactly what you’re getting…

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Biggest Student Loan Repayment Mistakes

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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Student Loans: Different From Other Types of Debt

While we’d all love to simply ignore the debt from student loans, we know that this doesn’t make it go away. Like all consumer debt, your creditors are expecting all of those funds back… and then some. Student loan debt and all consumer debt is broken into funnels: secured or unsecured. For those who don’t…

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College Scholarship Application Checklist

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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