Ascent Blog

3 Tips If You’re Having Trouble Making Student Loan Payments
Jan 19, 2021/By: Alicia Chavez/In: For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
From forbearance and deferment options, if you’re having trouble making student loan payments, check out these three tips from Ascent.… Read More >
6 Tips on Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick, From the Ascent Team
Jan 14, 2021/By: Erica Arvanitis/In: Blog, For College Students, For Cosigners, For Students
Now that 2020 is over, what’s next? The Ascent team shared their New Year’s Resolutions and how they plan to… Read More >
Looking Ahead to a Brighter 2021: A Message from our CEO
Jan 13, 2021/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners, In the Press, News
Ascent's CEO, Ken Ruggiero, shared his thoughts on the past year and what he's looking forward to in 2021 -… Read More >
5 Tips Every College Student Should Know Before Filing Taxes
Jan 07, 2021/By: Erica Arvanitis/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
Need help filing taxes as a college student? Read up on how you can maximize your tax return this upcoming… Read More >
What is Financial Wellness?
Jan 05, 2021/By: Alicia Chavez/In: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners, For Students
What is financial wellness? Whether you’re a financial planning guru or just getting started, we want to help you on… Read More >
Why 90% of New Years’ Resolutions Fail by February: Learn How to Set SMART Goals for Your Family
Jan 04, 2021/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For Cosigners
There’s a better way to reach your goal of saving more. When setting your own goals for 2021, consider how… Read More >
How to Save Money in College (and Still Have Fun)
Dec 18, 2020/By: Erica Arvanitis/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
Worried about spending money this semester and beyond? Here are 6 ways to save money in college without sacrificing your… Read More >
4 Safety Tips for Traveling This Holiday Season
Dec 16, 2020/By: Ascent Student Loans/In: Blog, For College Students, For High School Students, For Students
Traveling during the holidays? Ascent Funding provides holiday travel safety tips for you and your family to make your trip… Read More >
4 Student Loan Tips for College Grads
Dec 15, 2020/By: Alicia Chavez/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
If you follow these 4 steps, you will successfully enter repayment after graduation and your journey to financial wellness will… Read More >
What Advice Would Students Give Their College Freshman Self? 7 Tips for First-Year College Students
Dec 14, 2020/By: Ruby Kate Galapon | SDSU Ascent Intern/In: Blog, For College Students, For Students
If you could go back in time to be an incoming freshman again and give yourself one piece of advice,… Read More >