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financial advice & planning, financial aid

What Colleges Offer the Most Endowment for Students?

Endowment helps students afford college tuition. Harvard, Yale, and Stanford are among the universities and colleges that offer the most endowment for their students. Here’s what endowment means and how much every school has available for the designated year: What is College Endowment? College endowment is the amount of money a school receives in donations. …
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financial aid, scholarships

Who Offers College Grants?

Did you know that scholarships and grants aren’t only available from community organizations and the government? So, who offers college grants? Many companies, including Google, Coca-Cola, and Microsoft offer grants and scholarships to students, too – and you don’t necessarily have to be an employee! Here are just a few organizations that offer awards you …
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financial advice & planning

Hidden Cost of College

Tuition, room, and board are not the only college expenses to consider when you start your education – there are hidden cost of college expenses to account for as well. While tuition is often the biggest expense, smaller, hidden costs can add up and be almost just as much. It’s important to budget for these …
financial aid, questions & answers

How to Find State Grants For College

In order to locate state grants, high school seniors, graduates, and college students should first look into their state’s Department of Higher Education. However, there are some things you should understand about grants before you get started on your search, like how they compare to loans. Here are some of the basics, plus a list …
college financial aid resources
financial aid

What Federal Grants are Available?

Filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) isn’t only about loans – there are actually grants you could qualify for depending on your family, need, and career choices. There are four federal grants available from the United States government: Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG), Iraq and Afghanistan Service …
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financial advice & planning

What is 529 Day and Why Is It Important?

May 29 is observed across the U.S. as 529 Day or 529 College Savings day. It was introduced to increase awareness of these plans and encourage families to start saving toward future education expenses. A 529 plan is a type of education savings plan. It is designed to help families save towards future education expenses. …
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student loans

Can you get a student loan before enrolling in college?

In short, yes, you can apply and secure funds for a student loan before enrolling into college. But you will not receive the funds until you start school. It’s important to know all the facts about student loans before you go to college. There are multiple loan types that have different interest rates, payback options, …
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program is getting a temporary extension.
student loans

Changes To The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

On October 6, 2021, the Education Department announced several changes to the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. This should come as a relief to thousands of federal student loan borrowers. The changes will help qualified borrowers get relief earlier than they had hoped. Qualified borrowers include nonprofit employees and public servants such as government …