8 Common Student Loan Mistakes

Mistake #1: Letting your contact information become out-of-date Moving away from campus? Changing your cell phone number or e-mail address? Make sure you let your loan servicer know. Their services are provided free of charge, but they can only help you if they can reach you. Mistake #2: Paying for student loan help You may have … Continued

5 Must DOs Before Repaying Your Student Loans

Almost time to start paying back your student loans?  Contrary to popular belief, your student loan payments don’t have to stop you from living your life. You just have to weigh your options and find a strategy that works within your budget. Here are some steps to get you started. 1. Compare monthly payment amounts … Continued

8 Student Loan Tips for the Class of 2016

Nothing says, “Welcome to adulthood” quite like getting your first student loan bill in the mail. If student loans are your reality, here are some tips that may help you (from someone who is going through this too). 1. Don’t ignore your student loans! I think everyone can agree that student loans are no fun … Continued

11 Common FAFSA Mistakes

The 2016–17 FAFSA® is now available! The online FAFSA has gotten a lot easier over the last few years. Thanks to improvements like skip logic, where you only see questions that are applicable to you; and the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which allows you to import your tax information from the IRS directly into the … Continued