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529 College Savings Day.
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 …
what scholarships are out there
scholarship search & applications

How Many Scholarships Can One Person Get?

It’s time to be looking for scholarships, and you may be wondering, what’s the limit? How many scholarships can one person really get? There is actually no limit! So how many scholarships should you apply for? What kinds of scholarships should you look at? How Many Scholarships Can You Actually Get? There is no limit …
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scholarships

The Gates Scholarship

On the lookout for scholarships? If you’re a minority, you’ll definitely want to look into the The Gates Scholarship. Here’s what you need to know about its history, how you can apply, and more. What is The Gates Scholarship? The Gates Scholarship is a “highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for outstanding, minority, high school seniors from …