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"
Student Loan Articles
Saving money on student loans is possible, even if it doesn’t feel that way. Follow these guidelines and come out ahead in repayment.Read More of the article "How To Save Money On Your Student Loans"
If you’re already dealing with undergraduate student loan debt, it may seem impossible to afford grad school. Don’t worry – there are plenty of options.Read More of the article "Going to Graduate School? Options for Managing Undergraduate Student Loan Debt"
Student loan interest rate, APR, and other accompanying acronyms can feel like a different language. We give you the translations.Read More of the article "Understanding Student Loan Interest Rates and APRs"
Spring break can be a lot of fun, but it can also lead to cringe-worthy discoveries once you check your bank account. Avoid the regret with these tips.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"
If you’re scratching your head at all of the information contained in your financial aid award letter, read this article to break it down.Read More of the article "Understanding Your Financial Aid Award Letter"
A good credit score can help you with everything from buying a car to owning your first home. Make sure you’re building good credit the right way.Read More of the article "Why Good Credit is Crucial"
Budgeting can mean the difference between a healthy bank balance and one that repeatedly comes up empty. Here’s how to get started.Read More of the article "Learning to Budget for a Brighter Future"
The FAFSA can be confusing. In this article, we break down terms like Cost of Attendance and Expected Family Contribution to simplify financial aid.Read More of the article "I Submitted My FAFSA – Is the Expected Family Contribution What I Have to Pay for College?"