What if you could pay for college with someone’s else’s money? Would you do it? Here’s the thing – it can be done! Here’s how.
For students enrolling in college, financial aid can come in three forms: Federal, Institutional, and Private (or third-party). For those seeking aid options in addition to federal and institutional awards, researching private scholarships may prove highly rewarding and beneficial.
Let’s say you feel ready to handle the responsibility of credit and all that entails. How do you get started? Before we even get into that, let’s take a moment to revisit the main take-away from our last post [Credit: what is it and why should you care?] Let’s say it all together now: No […]
Educating yourself on the basics of what credit is and how it affects you is key to making wise economic decisions.
As you begin the process of applying to college, you will notice that college and university financial offices tend to have a vocabulary all their own. Don’t panic! It is completely normal and to be expected, so don’t be intimidated and don’t be afraid to speak up and ask for clarification if at any point […]
Budgeting. What emotion do you associate with that word? Boredom? Fear? Stress? It should make you feel secure. In control. Confident, even. There is a misconception floating around that budgets are restrictive. That they zap all the joy out of life and limit your dreams. That they make you give up your churro addiction.