College Resource Center

Oct
21
2014

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Debt Burden While in College

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CNN reports that 70 percent of college graduates leave school with debt in addition to degrees. In the best of circumstances, repaying student loans after college can take years. In the worst, monthly loan payments prove financially crippling. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to lighten your student debt load while you’re still in [&hellip…

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Oct
14
2014

Five Free Financial Apps That Save You Money

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It’s counterintuitive that anything that has to do with finances would be free. Yet some of the finest apps around for managing money, and working with student loans, won’t cost you a dime. That’s easier to pay for than a meatball sandwich from the campus food truck. Here we’ve gathered five examples of apps that [&hellip…

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Oct
8
2014

What’s the ROI on your college degree?

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It’s no secret that the cost of going to college has skyrocketed over the past ten years. The price of a four year degree obtained through a public university now averages just under $70,000, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Any student using student loans for college needs to be aware of the [&hellip…

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Oct
8
2014

Why Private Student Loans Could Be a Better Deal Than Federal Loans

If you need to borrow for college, knowing your credit score can help you determine which loans are best for you. According to recent blog article by Credit.com, “Undergraduates should generally heed the advice of sticking to federal loans, but parents and graduate students may be able to find a better deal with private lenders. [&hellip…

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Sep
8
2014

Financial aid when parents and their children both enter college

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When it comes to qualifying for financial aid, it’s generally true that having more people in the household attending college at the same time may increase financial aid eligibility. For example, when siblings are both in college simultaneously, both of their FAFSA’s account for this and financial aid eligibility can increase. But what happens when [&hellip…

Posted by Kenneth OConnor

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