If you’re getting your first student loan or credit card, you’re likely seeing some terms you don’t recognize. A key component of being an informed consumer is understanding all those financial terms. You’ve probably heard…Read More of the article "19 Important Financial Terms You Should Know"
Don’t let your student loan statement be a surprise in the mail. Be prepared for student loan repayment by asking yourself these three questions: 1. Who are your loan servicers? When you take out student…Read More of the article "Are you Ready for Student Loan Repayment?"
If you have received your financial aid award and still need money for college, private loans may be worth considering. Banks, credit unions, and other lending organizations offer private loans. First Steps for Private Loans…Read More of the article "Selecting a Private Loan Program"
Most students need to borrow money to cover the cost of their college education. It’s important to understand the borrowing options available. If you completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and received an award…Read More of the article "Understanding Your Options for Federal and Private Student Loans"
Like most college students, you’re probably planning to work 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…Read More of the article "How Will a Summer Job Affect My Financial Aid?"
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"