It’s no secret that college is expensive and the average student loan debt balance upon graduates is a huge burden. By learning how to find grants to pay for college, you can lower your out of pocket and loan costs.
Wondering if you have to pay back grants you receive to fund your college expenses? Here’s how you can tell the difference between grants, scholarships, and loans.
If you’re over the age of 25 you might feel like the odd-one-out if you’re thinking about going back to school. You shouldn’t, though. Nearly 40% of college students are considered adult learners, over the age of 25. Going back to school as an adult has some major benefits. First and foremost you’re far more […]
For many people, tax time is one of the most complicated times of the year. April 15 is a busy time for accountants and tax preparers, but it’s also a stressful time for most people. If you’re a student, you might not know what to do – especially if you have scholarships and grants. Do […]
Even though college is expensive it doesn’t mean you have to pay full price. If you’re willing to put in a little grunt work (which you should) you can slash your out-of-pocket college expenses. Before you take on any student loans explore these options to help pay for tuition. Financial Aid Financial aid can play […]
TEACH grants are an awesome program that will give you free money to go to school if you plan on becoming a teacher. Currently, the program gives you up to $4,000 per year if you take certain classes and programs to become a teacher. You also have to sign an agreement that states that you […]
It happens too often. A soon-to-be college student heads off for school. Thinking more about the present than the future, he finances more than his education. He uses student loans to fund his lifestyle and his learning. Upon graduation he feels crushed by the amount of debt hanging over his head. And he can’t even […]