Your credit report and score is how lenders decide whether and how much they’ll lend to you. Make sure you understand the nuances of your report.Read More of the article "Understanding Your Credit Report and What Student Loan Lenders Look For"
Undergraduate students graduate with an average of $30,000 in student loan debt. This amount can feel overwhelming. However, there are several tips for saving money on student loans. You can do it while you are…Read More of the article "How To Save Money On Your Student Loans"
Have you decided to go to graduate school? You may be researching how to pay for tuition and other expenses. You have another decision to make as well – what to do about any undergraduate…Read More of the article "Going to Graduate School? Options for Managing Undergraduate Student Loan Debt"
Ever taken out or refinanced your student loans? You probably know the interest rate of your loan, and may have seen the letters APR on your statement. (APR stands for Annual Percentage Rate.) Understanding the…Read More of the article "Understanding Student Loan Interest Rates and APRs"
Spring break is a time that college students look forward to all winter. It’s your chance to escape the rigors of the classroom and relax on a warm beach or other exciting destination. Although spring…Read More of the article "Have a Great Spring Break Without Breaking the Bank"
A loan cosigner can be a great way to earn a better interest rate and repayment term when it comes to student loans.Read More of the article "Is a Loan Cosigner Right for You? Navigating the Benefits of a Cosigner"
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…Read More of the article "Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter"
Your credit score is a three-digit number that can determine a lot. Credit scores are calculated using a number of factors. These include on-time payments, number of credit cards you have and their balances, and…Read More of the article "Why Good Credit is Crucial"
Recent surveys and studies suggest that many young adults lack basic money management skills. Too often, students enter college at a loss for managing their personal finances. College may be the first opportunity you have to…Read More of the article "Learning to Budget for a Brighter Future"
Throughout the college admissions process, you’ll encounter several important checkpoints. Selecting schools, applying for admission and receiving college acceptances are all critical. But, your decision often comes down to the question, “How will I pay…Read More of the article "5 Facts Students Should Know about Financial Aid"