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Trump to Cut Fed Aid for College Loans, CUs Have Solution

President Trump is planning massive cuts to programs that have helped millions of Americans get affordable college loans, and plans to eliminate a program that offers limited debt forgiveness for some people who go to work for nonprofits. However, credit unions might help ease the impact through expansion of private loan and refinance programs, a student loan CUSO official said. Read More

 

How Does the Work Study Program Work?

A work-study program offers students part-time employment in exchange for financial aid. Different programs have different rules, but the bottom line is that it helps students defray the cost of college by giving them work. Read More

 

April is Financial Literacy Month!

With many Americans living paycheck to paycheck, April has been declared National Financial Literacy Month. This month is dedicated to educating consumers about the steps they can take to better understand their finances, while making strides to become more financially secure. Read More

 

Deciphering Award Letters - Recording Now Available!

If you missed our recent webinar about financial aid award letters, don't worry! It's now available to view on demand. Read an overview here and then access the recording. Read More

 

Last Minute Spring Break on a Budget

If you didn't plan or save for a huge college spring break trip, fear not – there are plenty of options still available! You likely won't be heading out on a week-long trip to a tropical destination on such short notice, but you can still arrange some fun – and cheap – outings. Here are some tips for making the most of your spring break. Read More

 

The New “Rs” In Education Finance

What are the key factors that credit unions must consider when implementing a private student lending program or managing an existing one? Find out in this article! Read More

 

When Will My College Degree Pay Off?

You planned for college. You and your family saved for college. Maybe now you're close to graduating from college. So what is that college degree really worth, and when will you truly start to see the benefits of your education? Check out the full article! Read More

 

Free College Planning Webinar – Deciphering Award Letters

Student Choice is committed to providing borrowers and the general public with helpful, educational tools to better understand the financial aid process. As part of that commitment, we offer a quarterly webinar series, led by our College Access Counselor. These webinars are free and available to anyone who would like to attend; to date, hundreds of attendees nationwide have benefited from the presentations. Join us in March! Read More

 

Free College Planning Webinar – Deciphering Award Letters

Student Choice is committed to providing tools that help families better understand the financial aid process. As part of that commitment, we offer a quarterly webinar series, led by our College Access Counselor. Check out and register for our next topic "Deciphering Award Letters". Read More

 
Filing Taxes and Tax Credits and Deductions

Tax Benefits for College Students

Did you know there are several special tax breaks just for college students and their parents? Learn more about how these benefits could get you a bigger tax refund! Read More

 
 
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