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Student Loan Refinance 101 – For New Graduates

As graduation season approaches, you may notice more and more ads promoting student loan refinancing. You may also be getting offers...

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Student Loan Repayment – What to Expect as You Prepare to Graduate

Congratulations! You’re graduating soon and will be searching for your first job out of college. It’s an exciting time in your life. However, if you’re like the majority of college students, you’re also...

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Five Things College Students Wish They Had Known About Financial Aid When They Were in High School

At some point in time, most of us have said, “I wish I knew then what I know now.” That same sentiment holds true for some college students regarding financial aid. After navigating...

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Back-to-School: How To Be Financially Prepared

It may seem as though summer break just started, but with August comes the start of another school year is just around the corner. You’ve probably received your college bill and are starting...

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Financial Safety Tips

Congratulations, you’ve graduated college! You’re ready to begin your new life in the real world with a real job! This step into adulthood is very exciting, but it can also be a time of confusion with new responsibilities. Set yourself up for financial success early...

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How Will a Summer Job Affect My Financial Aid?

Like most college students, you are probably planning to work at a summer job to help pay for school next year. If you currently receive college financial aid, you may be wondering how your summer job will affect your aid eligibility. Below is helpful information to help...

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Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter

Financial aid is awarded in many forms, and as a student, it is important to know all of your options before deciding which awards to accept. You’ll want to compare the aid and calculate the remaining costs...

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5 Facts Students Should Know about Financial Aid

Throughout the college admissions process, you’ll encounter several important checkpoints. While selecting schools, applying for admission and receiving college acceptances are all critical, your decision often comes down...

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I Submitted My FAFSA – Is the Expected Family Contribution What I Have to Pay for College?

While preparing for college, one of the most important considerations is how to pay for it. All students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) because it is used to determine students’ potential...

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Need Help Paying for College? Apply Now by Filing the 2016-17 FAFSA

College is expensive and many families need help paying for it. If you would like to be considered for financial aid next year, the first step is filing the 2016-17 Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA)...

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