Results for: college savings

November 7, 2018

Advantages Of A 529 College Savings Plan Calculator

August 9, 2018

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August 8, 2018

Find Your State’s 529 College Savings Plan

Click your state in the map below to visit your state’s 529 College Savings Plan website

August 25, 2017

College Savings

August 11, 2017

College Savings

Saving money is the first step you can take when planning for college costs. Put away as much as you can, as early and often as you can to accumulate a pool of funds to apply toward your education. Pro-Tip: Do not be discouraged if you can only save a small amount at a time.

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December 20, 2017

Strategies: Saving For College

By: Bryan Lee, UHEAA Do you remember how long it took to fill your piggybank when you were a kid? Then you may know by now that saving for college is something you can’t do overnight. More Americans are saving money for higher education than before because they know saving for college is a long-term commitment. According to College

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December 19, 2017

Limiting College Debt By Saving On Books

By Steve Rogers, UHEAA Student loans can be a very important resource for students going to college. Many would not be able to complete their education without access to these funds. However, student loans can also be a source of worry for many students. It is important to understand how and when you should borrow

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December 18, 2017

6 Reasons Why You Should File the FAFSA Every Year You’re in College

By: Jacob Newman, UHEAA   There’s no reason not to file the FAFSA every year you’re in college! Here’s why…   It’s the only way to apply for ALL federal and most states’ financial aid, This includes Pell grants, work-study programs, federal student loans, and grant programs you might have never heard about. Even if you

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November 17, 2017

Calculators

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August 9, 2018

5 Reasons Why You Should File Your FAFSA

1. Even if you have a full ride scholarship or savings to help pay for college, filing a FAFSA is a good backup plan to cover unexpected expenses.   2. Many scholarships require you to file the FAFSA as part of the application process.   3. You never know what financial aid you might end

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December 20, 2017

Why You Should File the FAFSA

By: Bryan Lee, UHEAA The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be the first thing you do if you’re looking for financial aid to pay for your education. Think of the FAFSA as the gateway to financial aid. It’s the only way to apply for ALL federal and most states’ financial aid, including Pell grants, Work-study,

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October 4, 2017

Glossary

    Adversary Proceeding You may file suit against one or more of your creditors to determine whether or not a debt, such as a student loan, is eligible to be discharged. An adversary proceeding can be filed in conjunction with a bankruptcy filing.   Amortization Paying off debt on a consistent repayment schedule through

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August 11, 2017

Student Loans

A student loan is money you borrow and pay back over time to cover college costs. You should always use student loans as a last resort if scholarships, grants, savings, and income from work do not cover your cost of attendance.     There are two main sources of student loans:   1) Federal student

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