While many things are unknown about this next semester, if you’re going to attend, you’ll still need to pay for college. Here are some ways to find financial assistance before the semester starts.Read More of the article "Ways to Pay for College in a Pandemic"
Ron Hancock is the Regional Director for U-fi From Nelnet and is an expert in many aspects of financial aid, student loans, and debt management. A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Ron has worked in a number of areas of higher education finance, including positions in a college financial aid office, training and development for a state agency, and most recently as National Manager for Nelnet’s Partner Solutions team. Ron has spoken at numerous financial aid conferences all across the United States.
Ron's Recent Articles
COVID-19 impacts student loans in many ways. U-fi From Nelnet provides help by answering your frequently asked questions.Read More of the article "U-fi From Nelnet Answers Your Questions about COVID-19 and Student Loans"
College is expensive and many families need help paying for it. For financial consideration next year, the first step is filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). We answer your common questions here.Read More of the article "Need Help Paying for College? We Have Tips for Filing the FAFSA"
Student loans have a language all their own. Test your knowledge to see how many of these key student loan terms you know.Read More of the article "A Guide to Important Student Loan Terms"
College students can reduce their chances of being victims of identity fraud by taking several careful and ongoing precautions to protect themselves, and their personally identifiable identification, from identity theft.Read More of the article "Useful Identity Theft Protection Tips"
There are many career paths that will set you up for financial success, but some of them require more time to earn a degree in order to get the job you want.Read More of the article "What Careers Give You The Most Bang For Your Buck"
Learn the difference between hard & soft credit inquiries on your credit report to understand the impact on your credit score.Read More of the article "Your Credit Report: Hard Inquiry vs. Soft Inquiry – What’s the Difference?"
When federal loans and grants aren’t enough, smart use of private student loans to pay for college can be just what you need to complete your education.Read More of the article "Find Money for College When Scholarships Aren’t Enough"
College gives students a crash course in many things, but budgeting is one of the most crucial. Here are 10 best tips to help college students with budget planning.Read More of the article "10 Best Budget Planning Tips for College Students"
Getting a tax refund can be an exciting opportunity to save, spend, or reduce debt. Here are some helpful ways to use this sudden surplus of income.Read More of the article "How to Smartly Spend Your Tax Refund"