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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!

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

By Zoe Jones | April 10, 2019

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…

Paying off student loans can be confusing. The student loan repayment plans range widely. Evaluate your options and understand the difference between income-based and pay as you earn (PAYE).

Student Loan Repayment: Your Options

By Zoe Jones | April 1, 2019

Figuring out how to manage your student loan debt is a struggle that many college graduates face. More than seven million borrowers 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 of…

The dreaded freshman 15....We have curated a list of top iphone apps to help you avoid being unhealthy in college. Workout apps, nutrition apps, and sleeping apps to name a few.

The 5 Best iPhone Apps to Avoid the Freshman 15

By Tallie | February 25, 2019

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…

Looking for an on campus job? Bet you didn't know that a lot of these jobs on campus existed. What better way to meet friends and make money in college? Check them out here!

Best Jobs On Campus

By Carena de Alba | February 20, 2019

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 still…

Do you know the difference between different private student loans? Unsecured and secured loans can be tricky to understand. Student loan debt is hard but we make it easier to understand and come up with a repayment plan!

Understanding Private Student Loans

By Zoe Jones | February 18, 2019

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…

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

Biggest Student Loan Repayment Mistakes

By Asher Wu | February 13, 2019

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…

Student loans are a good debt, right? Want to know how student loan debt differs from other types of debt? You should know what protection you have when it comes to bankruptcy and your federal student loans. Repayment plans can vary, so having a repayment plan is vital.

Student Loans: Different From Other Types of Debt

By Tallie | February 11, 2019

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…

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.

College Scholarship Application Checklist

By Carena de Alba | February 6, 2019

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…

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!

How To Find Money For College

By Forrest Grey | February 4, 2019

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…

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.

Why The Student Loan Bubble Won’t Burst

By Zoe Jones | January 30, 2019

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…