Tag: federal loans

3 Factors to Consider in Choosing a Student Loan Amount

Content Marketer, ValuePenguin.com

Deciding the amount to request on a college loan application can be hard. Here are three important things for parents and students to consider before applying. read more

How Do Federal and Private Education Loans Differ?

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While both options lend you money to help cover college costs, there are some significant differences between federal and private loans you need to know. read more

What if You HAD to File the FAFSA?

Writer, Senior Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Nearly all the seniors at one Chicago high school have already filed this year's FAFSA. Here's a look at why they've been so proactive, and why you should be too. read more

Financial Aid Month 2015: Student Loans and Avoiding Debt


Long story short, you need to know where loans fit in the grand scheme of paying for college. read more

College Financial Planning Advice From an Expert

President, Education Finance, RBS Citizens Financial Group

Stressing about those incoming (and practically unknown) college costs? Put your mind and wallet at ease with these insider insights. read more