When it comes to paying for college, grants are free money. Here, we outline the difference between federal and state grants, review deadlines, and offer application tips to help you get as many grants as possible.
Everyone should understand credit and the factors that impact a credit score—including college students. Here, we explore everything you need to know.
Understanding these concepts before graduating—Credit, Investing, Budgeting, Student Loans, and Security—will set college students up for financial success.
At its heart, a budget is simply a plan that you use to spend your money, and budgeting is the process of creating that plan by balancing your income (money in) against your expenses (money out).
Making even minimal payments towards your student loans while you are in college can drastically reduce the total amount you’ll end up paying.
Accepting financial aid funds is confusing. By accepting money from your financial aid package in this order, you can graduate as cheaply as possible.
College students, graduates, and their parents often fantasize about the idea that the federal government might forgive their student loans. It sounds like a nice idea, but is it really? What would happen if the government instantly forgave student loans?
When it comes to college, where you go to school matters—especially when it comes to student loans. Check out this map to see the states where students have the highest (and lowest) student loan debt.
Having trouble understanding the different types of student loans available to help you pay for college? Here, we discuss the main types of federal and private loans, including the ones that you should avoid.
If natural disaster strikes and you find yourself unable to make your student loan payments, it can feel like the end of the world. Here, we discuss 7 steps you can take if disaster strikes: From administrative forbearance to relying on your emergency fund, deferment, and more.