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Assessing how much you need to borrow to pay for school is a task you’ll probably have to figure out every year to ensure you cover all of your college expenses. All you need to do is follow a few steps to help you calculate your financial needs.

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The interest rate is important because it influences the overall cost of the loan. Understand the differences between fixed and variable interest rates to determine which is right for you.

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Students and families are eager to reduce their cost of college spend time finding and applying for outside scholarships awarded by private companies. While many think that scholarships are available only for those with significant academic or athletic achievements, there seemingly endless other ways to win scholarships, from those honoring…

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One of the keys to qualifying for financial aid is to position your assets appropriately before you fill out the FAFSA form. The FAFSA, or Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the form that parents fill out typically in the winter of their student’s senior year of high school….

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College costs can seem overwhelming. With rising tuition and fees, sometimes it seems like getting a high-quality education is out of reach. But with a little creativity and hard work, you can find a way to make it more manageable. Whether you’re trying to pay for a semester’s tuition or…

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The transition to college is an exciting time, full of anticipation for the next chapter of life. But with new opportunities come uncertainties, from financing an education to picking the right courses. “Paying for college and having kids leave the house is new territory for most parents and children. But…

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