Category: Paying for College

Understanding how to navigate the college financial aid world can be a bit intimidating, but we’re here to help. In this section, we’ll unravel the secrets to how most students pay for college and how you can, too!

10 Companies That Will Help You Pay for College
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Employer IncentivesOne of the best ways to pay for college is to get someone else to foot the bill. And as luck would have it, there are quite a few companies that offer tuition assistance or tuition reimbursement as an employee benefit–even if you’re only there a few hours a week. Why would they offer such a lucrative perk to someone working part time? It’s really quite simple. Many employers understand that this type of incentive may actually tempt you to work for and stay longer with the company. I know I would feel a sense of obligation if someone gave me $12,000 for college. Wouldn’t you? If you have to work to help pay your college expenses, consider looking into one of these companies that will actually pick up part of the tab.

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The Best and Most Affordable Repayment Plan: Are You Missing Out?
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With student loan default on the rise across the USA, it’s becoming increasingly important that people make educated decisions about their repayment plans and choose the one that will keep them in the good graces of credit companies and loan providers. Have you looked into Income Based Repayment Plans to avoid loan default.

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Finding the FAFSA Frustrating? The White House is On It!
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It’s a good week in the world of financial aid! Earlier this week President Barack Obama announced that some significant changes are being made to the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) in hopes of making it an easier process.

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