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Filing the FAFSA – what students need to know

  • November 12, 2020

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) applications can be filed starting October 1 each year. Remember: Financial aid deadlines aren’t the same as college admission deadlines. The FAFSA must be filed every year a student is in school. Click…

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Personal Finance Hacks for Students

  • October 26, 2020

College years are the time when many people establish financial habits that will carry them for the rest of their lives. Pay attention to these items to get off on the right financial foot: Spending plan: Know how much money you…

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Seven Ways College Students Waste Money

  • August 28, 2019

Going to college is expensive, no doubt about it. Between textbooks, tuition, housing, utilities, and maintaining a social life, managing your money can be challenging. So, here are a few habits to avoid if you want to save more of…

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Parents, We Can Fill the Gap

  • July 18, 2019

Parents of college students are feeling the pinch. The gap—between the ever-increasing costs of higher education and the steadily declining amount of financial aid and loans available—keeps getting wider. As you piece together the aid you'll need, start with your…

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Cap and Benjamins: Using Graduation Gift Money

  • June 2, 2019

So, you’ve graduated from college. While it may be tempting to take your graduation gift money and spend like crazy, using the money wisely will set you up for a healthy financial future. Here are the best ways to use…

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Financial Advice for New Graduates

  • May 10, 2019

You did it! You finally got your degree! You’re probably going to start handling all your own finances too (if you haven’t already started). Here is some financial advice to help you get a good start. Student Loan Repayment In…

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Paying for your Child’s Higher Education

  • March 2, 2018

Most parents assume their children will complete high school and attend a 2- or 4-year college. As higher education costs continue rising, it becomes even more important to plan ahead and determine how your family will pay for it. Ideally,…

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Cost of College

  • September 29, 2017

Finance Expert, Author and CEO Kim Curtis has partnered with the American Consumer Council to discuss the Cost of College: How to Attack your Student Loans. Watch these videos on YouTube: watch?v=vX1-IjAP-VI&feature=youtu.be https://youtu.be/vX1-IjAP-VIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vX1-IjAP-VI

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