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Tim Stobierski

Financial Aid Timeline: Applications, Deadlines & More

Without financial aid, countless students would be unable to afford college. From scholarships to grants to student loans and more, get all of the financial aid money that you are entitled to by following our financial aid timeline and making sure that you submit your FAFSA and other applications as early as possible.

9 Pros and Cons of Refinancing Your Student Loans

Are you trying to decide whether or not you should refinance your student loans? Though refinancing has the potential to save you money and make paying off your student loans easier, it isn’t for everyone. Here are the pros and cons of student loan refinancing you need to keep in mind before making a decision.

Where to Put Your Emergency Fund for Safety and Growth

Where should you put your emergency fund so that the money can continue to grow, while staying safe in case you need it? Here, we discuss four options: Keeping your emergency savings as cash, using a traditional savings account, using a high-yield account, and building a CD ladder.

Are You Throwing Financial Independence Out With the Trash?

The average U.S. family of four throws away just under $1,600 in food every year. That’s not only bad for the environment—it’s bad for our wallets. Need a kick in the butt to waste less food? Here are four things you could do to get closer to financial independence if you stopped wasting so much food.

Pros and Cons of Student Loans

Are you considering taking out student loans to pay for your college expenses? Before you commit to any decision, make sure that you weigh the pros and cons of taking out student loans so that you’re sure you’re making the right decision for your personal situation.