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How to Deal if Your Parents Won't Pay

How to Deal if Your Parents Won't Pay

They may support you in every other way, but unfortunately, they can't always afford to pay for school.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 1, 2017
Make Smarter Student Loan Decisions

Make Smarter Student Loan Decisions

Remember, loans are not free money!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 27, 2017
9 Ways to Pay Off Student Debt

9 Ways to Pay Off Student Debt

The road to financial recovery can be long but, with the right plan, it doesn't have to be.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 25, 2017
Staying Eligible: Losing Financial Aid for Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

Staying Eligible: Losing Financial Aid for Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

Maintain a good GPA -- or lose financial aid.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 22, 2017
Top Strategies for Maximizing Aid Eligibility

Top Strategies for Maximizing Aid Eligibility

Help yourself qualify for more financial aid with these tips.

By Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 17, 2017
Financial Aid Glossary

Financial Aid Glossary

Learn the main financial aid terms you need to know.

The Fastweb Team
Published April 13, 2017
Are You a College Drop-Out Risk?

Are You a College Drop-Out Risk?

Before you borrow, make sure it will pay off in the future.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 11, 2017
Talking College Costs with Your Teen

Talking College Costs with Your Teen

Conversations that you should have sooner rather than later.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 10, 2017
Student Loan Glossary

Student Loan Glossary

Everything you need to know about student loans.

The Fastweb Team
Published April 6, 2017
Online FAFSA Tool Disabled: Creates Complications for Students

Online FAFSA Tool Disabled: Creates Complications for Students

IRS Data Retrival tool pulled from site; unavailable until October.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 6, 2017
The Beginner’s Guide to Financial Aid

The Beginner’s Guide to Financial Aid

Get the most out of your financial aid application by knowing more about how the process works.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 31, 2017
Top 5 Common FAFSA Mistakes

Top 5 Common FAFSA Mistakes

Avoid making these mistakes when you file the FAFSA this year.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 29, 2017
Student Loans: What to Know Before You Borrow & Repayment Planning

Student Loans: What to Know Before You Borrow & Repayment Planning

If you take the time to research and develop a plan, you can have your student loan under control sooner than later and avoid being the dreaded senior citizen with student loan payments.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 29, 2017
The Dos and Don'ts of Tax Season for Students

The Dos and Don'ts of Tax Season for Students

What to know before you file.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 28, 2017
How Does Income Affect Financial Aid Eligibility?

How Does Income Affect Financial Aid Eligibility?

Determining financial aid based on income.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 28, 2017
5 Myths about Financial Aid

5 Myths about Financial Aid

Don't fall for these myths when it comes to financial aid.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 27, 2017
What Would You Be Willing to Do to Erase Your Student Debt?

What Would You Be Willing to Do to Erase Your Student Debt?

What would you be willing to do in order to erase your student debt?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 23, 2017
Money Matters to Tackle While You're Still a Student

Money Matters to Tackle While You're Still a Student

Take on these money moves while you’re still a student so that you’re fully prepared once you enter the real world.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 20, 2017
Federal Financial Aid and the Independent Student

Federal Financial Aid and the Independent Student

Are you considered an independent student? Find out.

By The Fastweb Team
Published March 18, 2017
3 Tips to Appeal Financial Aid Packages

3 Tips to Appeal Financial Aid Packages

Learn the steps you can take to appeal a financial aid package.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 17, 2017