Ascent Blog: For Parents and Cosigners

Your 2022 Guide to Voting in College: Tips for Students and First-Time Voters
Oct 01, 2022 | By: Erica Arvanitis
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For Schools, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Being a college student means you’re consistently busy. Whether it’s figuring out where to live, what classes to take, or… Read More
What’s the Difference Between Federal and Private Student Loans?
Federal and private student loans each have benefits and drawbacks. Learn more about what makes them different and more from… Read More
7 Helpful Tips on How to Deal with Student Loans
Mar 29, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
From forbearance and deferment options to general debt management, if you’re having trouble making student loan payments check out these… Read More
529 College Savings Plan: How to Save for Your Student’s College Fund
Jan 10, 2022 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
A 529 college savings plan is an investment plan to pay for various education costs. Learn more about 529 college… Read More
When is FAFSA Due for the 2022-23 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
Should I Cosign a Student Loan? Weighing the Pros and Cons
Aug 25, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
Weighing the pros and cons of becoming a student loan cosigner? Learn about the benefits and potential risks of being… Read More
Financial Freedom, Party of Two: How to Remove a Cosigner from a Student Loan
Jul 28, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: Blog, For Students, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners
Although cosigners can be beneficial, you should also know how to remove them from your student loan. Learn how to… Read More
Father’s Day: Financial Advice from Dad
Jun 18, 2021 | By: Erica Arvanitis
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
To celebrate Father’s Day, we asked our team to share the best financial tips their dads have passed on to… Read More
Your Guide to Paying for College: 4 Tips to Get Started
Apr 06, 2021 | By: Erica Arvanitis
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For High School Students, For Parents and Cosigners
Feeling overwhelmed about your options to paying for college? Here are five money management tips to get started with your… Read More
5 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Black History Month
Feb 11, 2021 | By: Erica Arvanitis
Categories: Blog, For Students, For College Students, For Parents and Cosigners
February is Black History Month – read our blog post for a few tips on how to give back and… Read More