Ascent Blog: For Cosigners

How Do Student Loans Work? A Comprehensive Guide for Parents
May 14, 2024 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
If your child plans to attend college, one of your primary concerns may be how to help them fund their… Read More
Does Cosigning a Loan Affect My Credit?
Feb 08, 2024 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
How Does Cosigning a Student Loan Affect My Credit Score? If you’re wondering how cosigning a student loan affects credit,… Read More
What is EFC (SAI), and What Does it Mean on FAFSA?
Jan 02, 2024 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners
Learn about Expected Family Contribution (EFC), now called the Student Aid Index (SAI), and its role in determining financial aid… Read More
When Does Student Loan Interest Start To Accrue? A Comprehensive Guide
When does interest start to accrue on student loans? Ascent explains when student loans start to accrue interest and when… Read More
How is Your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) or SAI Number Calculated?
EFC stands for Expected Family Contribution and is a number used in the FAFSA process to help calculate your eligibility… Read More
FAFSA Simplification Act: Changes to the FAFSA
Ascent Funding walks you through the changes that will be happening to the FAFSA with the FAFSA Simplification Act. Read More
When is FAFSA Due for the 2024-25 School Year? Deadlines & FAQs for Students
Worried about missing important FAFSA deadlines for the upcoming school year? Ascent Funding outlines all of the financial aid deadlines… Read More
Do You Need a Cosigner for Student Loans?
Dec 20, 2023 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
Not sure if you need a cosigner for your student loans? Learn more about the different factors you should consider… Read More
How to Add or Change a School Code on FAFSA
Dec 20, 2023 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For Schools
Need to update your school information on the FAFSA? Learn more about the process of adding, editing, or deleting a… Read More
A Guide to FAFSA Eligibility Requirements
Wondering if you qualify for federal financial aid? Learn more about the eligibility requirements while submitting your Free Application for… Read More