Financial Aid

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Choosing Between Fixed-Rate & Variable Rate Private Loans

October 30, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.

If you’ve shopped for private student loans over the past year, you might have noticed that a “new kid” has arrived on the scene: the fixed-rate private loan. More banks and credit unions have introduced fixed-rate private loans over the past year in an effort to provide more options for consumers.
While interest rates can differ…

A Visual Guide to Navigating the World of Financial Aid

September 8, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.

Terrific infographic from the team at Mint.com.  Expecting the unexpected,  a visual guide to navigating the world of financial aid.

 

 

10 Tips for Paying Back Your Student Loans

August 28, 2014 | posted by College Money Insider.

 

When you are going through the process of applying for and obtaining private student loans, you should take that opportunity to plan for repayment. Student loans must be repaid, so it’s essential to take the time to think through and decide in advance how you are going to manage that.
If you plan ahead, you won’t…

Tackling Your Tuition Bill: More Tips on Student Loan Shopping

September 14, 2013 | posted by College Money Insider.

It’s that time of year when tuition bills will be showing up in mailboxes across the country! To ensure you are covered, here are some things that students and parents may want to consider.
Today is the last of three guest posts by Overture Technologies’ Ben Carey. You can check out his first post about the FAFSA here…

Tackling Your Tuition Bill: Private Student Loans

September 11, 2012 | posted by College Money Insider.

It’s that time of year when tuition bills will be showing up in mailboxes across the country! To ensure you are covered, here are some things that students and parents may want to consider.
Today is the second of three guest posts by Overture Technologies’ Ben Carey. You can check out his first post about the FAFSA right…