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Debt and Financial Aid

A common question students have is how they can manage their debt and their financial aid. Unfortunately when you fill out the FAFSA form there is no place to put down the amount of debt you owe. The form basically wants to know about your income, your family’s income and assets. Non-traditional students may already […]

Finding Financial Aid for Graduate School

You may already be overwhelmed by undergraduate school loans to the point that you don’t even want to think about graduate school but finding aid for graduate school can be done! How much financial aid will largely depend on what field you are going into. For instance, there are more assistantships and fellowships available to […]

To Borrow or Not to Borrow that is the Question

Student loans are a wonderful and useful tool that you can use to support your college education. The problem is, many students and parents are borrowing to fill in their lifestyle gap and that is not what it was meant to do. Do not borrow more than you absolutely NEED to go to college. On […]

How to Reduce Your Student Loan Burden

Conventional wisdom has always held that student loan debt is "good debt". Meaning it is debt taken out for a long-term investment – like a mortgage on your home, which will pay dividends in the future. What kind of dividends? Well, we know, for example, that college graduates make an average of one million dollars more […]

The Guaranteed Student Loan

It’s a rare college student who does not have to assume student loans. If student loan debt is in your future, now is the time to educate yourself on your rights and responsibilities. New changes to the student loan program make it necessary for student loan borrowers to educate themselves on their rights and responsibilities. […]

Student Financial Aid Advice from the Today Show

An expert from Kaplan was featured on the Today show discussing various ways to prepare for college costs. He highlighted some issues that we have discussed in previous “news” articles on FinancialAidFinder. This is a very tumultuous time for financial aid as budget cuts have reduced federal aid by $41 billion dollars while the cost […]