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14
Aug
Scholarships for Women

Scholarships are funds awarded to a prospective or current college student to chip away at the financial burden college places on them and their families. Non-profit organizations, charitable groups, individuals, corporations, and schools offer scholarships in varying amounts to students who can showcase merit or pressing financial need. Scholarships do not have to be repa

Posted in: Scholarships, Scholarships by Trait,
13
Aug
No Essay Scholarships

Are you looking for scholarships that are easy to apply for? If so, no essay scholarships may be your answer. The scholarships below are free forms of student aid and do not require you to submit an essay. Make sure you meet any other eligibility requirements before applying. 4 No Essay Scholarships Here are four […]

Posted in: Scholarships,
13
Aug
LendKey Student Loans Review

LendKey is a national student loan company that connects you with lenders offering private student loans and student loan refinancing.

Posted in: Student Loans,
13
Aug
Summer Financial Aid: How to Get Student Loans for Summer Classes

Taking summer classes can help you get ahead on your college education but paying for them isn’t always as straightforward as it is for the fall and spring semesters. In addition to federal student loans, you might consider federal grants, scholarships, a part-time job, or private student loans.

Posted in: Student Loans,
13
Aug
How Long Does It Take to Get a Student Loan?

The student loan application process and processing time can vary significantly between federal and private student loans. It’s important to know when your loan will be disbursed so you can pay your tuition bill on time. So how long does it takes to get a student loan? Federal student loans are usually disbursed before the first […]

Posted in: Student Loans,
13
Aug
What is the Average Dorm Cost?

One of the biggest decisions you will need to make before you head off to college is whether or not you want to live in a dorm on campus or stay living at home. For some students, the thought of living at home drives them insane and they can’t wait to head out on their […]

Posted in: Personal Finance,
13
Aug
How to Pay for College Books

Textbooks can be very expensive. You can pay for the books you need using grants, scholarships, or student loan funds. You can also buy used textbooks, opt for e-books, or share books with a classmate.

Posted in: Scholarships, Student Loans,
13
Aug
Can You Use a Home Equity Loan to Start a Business?

If you own your home, you can use a home equity loan or home equity line of credit to fund your business, but you have to put your home at risk.

Posted in: Home Equity,
13
Aug
Using a Personal Loan for a Down Payment on a House

You usually can't use a personal loan to fund the down payment on a home. There are many alternatives to making a 20% down payment, which can help you buy a house without making a sizeable down payment.

Posted in: Mortgages, Personal Loans,
13
Aug
What Are Uncertified Student Loans?

Students are often limited to borrowing up to a school-certified cost of attendance. Uncertified student loans can exceed this limit, giving you more control over how much you can borrow and how you use the funds.

Posted in: Student Loans,