Tag: college

10 Tips for Big Back-to-School Savings

Back to school sales have already begun and the summer is winding down for most kids. Every parent and teacher know that purchasing school supplies are not usually a one-time occurrence. Over the course of a school year, the price tag of replenishing supplies can be costly. With a little researching, planning ahead, and goal-setting the […]

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10 Ways to Save Money in College

Have you ever heard anyone say “I’m as broke as a college student”? There’s a good reason for that saying. Most college students aren’t earning enough money to make ends meet, or they spend what money they do have rather poorly. We’re going to show you 10 different ways to save money in college: 1.       […]

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Do you have a college savings plan?

Many new parents are opening up college savings plans for their children, even as young as newborns, because the cost of college is ever increasing. Opening a 529 plan can be a smart way to save for college. A 529 plan has numerous tax, scholarship and matching advantages. The plans vary depending on your state’s […]

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What to do if You Default on a Student Loan

It’s possible that you didn’t realize your loan came out of deferment, and you missed some payments. Unfortunately, we see this kind of thing all the time. If you’ve missed even one payment, then you are at risk of defaulting on your student loan. Defaulting on your loan has some serious consequences. However, we’re going […]

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Slide Show: Student Loan Tips & Helpful Resources

With US student loan debt now greater than total credit card debt, new graduates need to take their monthly payments seriously and form good repayment habits early on. Some estimates show student loan debt has surpassed $1 trillion nationally, and recent government figures show nearly 10% of borrowers of federally-subsidized student loans had already defaulted […]

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Becoming Debt Free Starts Here

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