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Have You Considered Consolidating?

Have You Considered Consolidating?

Keeping track of all your student loans can be confusing - is consolidation the answer?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 25, 2018
Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

Discover financial aid opportunities for students with disabilities.

The Fastweb Team
Published May 25, 2018
How Colleges REALLY Give Out Financial Aid

How Colleges REALLY Give Out Financial Aid

Six different financial aid package clues to uncover.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 23, 2018
Tuition Saving Tips

Tuition Saving Tips

With effort, you can save on tuition. Research, apply and repeat!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 22, 2018
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 May 22, 2018
How to Pay In-State Tuition at an Out-of-State College

How to Pay In-State Tuition at an Out-of-State College

Discover loopholes that allow you to stretch your tuition dollars further and get out-of-state tuition at in-state tuition prices.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 22, 2018
Make Smarter Student Loan Decisions

Make Smarter Student Loan Decisions

Remember, loans are not free money!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 22, 2018
Crowdfunding for College

Crowdfunding for College

Utilize these resources to repay your student loans or to manage your current financial situation.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 21, 2018
President Trump Signs Bill Allowing Student Loan Forgiveness Program for Public Service Jobs

President Trump Signs Bill Allowing Student Loan Forgiveness Program for Public Service Jobs

Struggling to pay back your student loan debt? Read on for a program that could potentially rescue you!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 12, 2018
Programs and Scholarships to Pay Off Student Loans

Programs and Scholarships to Pay Off Student Loans

Looking for a bailout? Good news! The only catch is you'll have to do some good...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 8, 2017
Pros and Cons of Using Retirement Funds to Pay for College Costs

Pros and Cons of Using Retirement Funds to Pay for College Costs

Why should one NOT use retirement funds to pay for a child's college costs? — Diane H. There are two main reasons why families shouldn't use retirement plan funds to pay ...

By The Fastweb Team
Published August 29, 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
Money Saving Advice for College Students

Money Saving Advice for College Students

Students often overlook opportunities to save - don't allow yourself to be one of them!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 15, 2017
Guidelines for Financial Freedom

Guidelines for Financial Freedom

When you’re a student trying to pay for school, one of the greatest challenges can be managing your finances in the best way possible.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 2, 2017
Low Income, Wealthy Students Compete for Aid Amidst Rising College Costs

Low Income, Wealthy Students Compete for Aid Amidst Rising College Costs

The financial aid gap keeps widening between low income and wealthy students -- why?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 28, 2016
5 Ways to Make College More Affordable

5 Ways to Make College More Affordable

Make college more affordable with these tips.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 23, 2015
First Lady Michelle Obama's FAFSA Completion Challenge

First Lady Michelle Obama's FAFSA Completion Challenge

In addition to encouraging students to complete the FAFSA, the First Lady could send your school a special video message or speak at your commencement ceremony!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 10, 2014
Best Colleges for Low Income Students

Best Colleges for Low Income Students

Is your dream college too expensive? Get the truth with a net price calculator.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published September 16, 2014
Avoiding the Average...

Avoiding the Average...

Stop being a statistic and start getting smart about student debt.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 6, 2013
The Best Schools for Financial Aid

The Best Schools for Financial Aid

These schools prove that it is possible to make educational funding readily available to their students.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 8, 2013