Ascent Blog: For Cosigners

National Decision Day: How to Pick the Right College🎓
Apr 10, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Are you and your family struggling to pick a college?  Having options is great but making a final choice is… Read More
💗Tough Love: How to Prepare Your College Grad to Take on Financial Responsibility for Their Loans🎓
Apr 04, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
Nearly 40% of student borrowers are expected to default on their student loans by 2023 and more than one million… Read More
Ascent Non-Cosigned Student Loans are Changing the Way Students Pay for College – On Their Own
Mar 08, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Does the ever-increasing cost of college have you stressing about cosigning for your college student’s loans? If that’s the case,… Read More
🌞Surviving Spring Break: A Parent’s Guide🌞
Mar 08, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
A good piece of advice would be to advise your student to set a budget before leaving for the trip… Read More
A Different Perspective on How to Approach Paying for College | Ascent CEO Ken Ruggiero on It’s Your Business on KCBQ-AM
Feb 19, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Uncategorized, For Students, For Cosigners, For Schools, News, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Click here to listen to how Ken is changing the student loan industry in his full interview with @RichardMuscio on… Read More
Get ready and Know Your Options: SAT and ACT Prep resources📚🎓
Feb 07, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Due to the high demand for resources to prep for these exams, it can be difficult to determine which prep… Read More
What is EFC and What Can You Expect for the Upcoming School Year
Feb 07, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
The majority of the awards in your student’s financial aid package are based on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) calculated… Read More
The Changes Every Parent Should Know About for the 2019 – 2020 FAFSA
Feb 06, 2019 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
The FAFSA is updated annually, and there are major changes that you need to know about for 2019-2020. Read More
Financial planning starting to freak you out? Here’s what you really need to know about sending your kid to college.
Nov 26, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Cosigners
Nearly three-quarters of parents report their highest stressor as completing applications for admission and financial aid for college, with their… Read More
Credit Scores 101
Nov 15, 2018 | By: Ascent | In: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners
You’ve probably heard of credit scores as part of the conversation about financial literacy and applying for loans. This mysterious… Read More