News

Results: 139 Articles found.

FREE Webinar - Understanding Student Loans

When scholarships and grants aren't enough to cover the costs of attending college, it may be necessary to seek out student loans. During this webinar, Student Choice's College Access Counselor will share information about Federal and private student loans, interest rates and terms, how to apply, and how to track your loans.

 

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.

 

Financial Aid for Non-Traditional Students

College financial aid isn't only for students just exiting high school. There are plenty of options available to help non-traditional students foot the bill for college as well.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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!

 

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!

 

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".

 
 
Results: 139 Articles found.