Ascent Blog: For Parents and Cosigners

Ways to Get Straight A’s in College
If straight A’s is something you're striving for, follow these 13 tips to build the skills needed to achieve good… Read More
Ascent Parents Speak On Student Success
Jan 05, 2023 | By: Breanna Knight
Categories: For Students, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners, Blog
New adventures can be intimidating—whether it’s moving to a faraway campus, exploring some new classes, or furthering a budding career… Read More
Applying for Private Student Loans: A Guide
Interested in applying for private student loans? Learn more about the step-by-step process of how to apply for a private… Read More
Your 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 Manage Student Loan Debt
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
What is a 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
Should I Cosign? The Pros and Cons of Cosigning a Student Loan
Aug 25, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners, Blog
Weighing the pros and cons of becoming a student loan cosigner? Learn about the benefits and potential risks of being… Read More
Removing a Cosigner from a Student Loan: A Step-by-Step Guide
Jul 28, 2021 | By: Ascent
Categories: For Students, For Cosigners, For Parents and Cosigners, Blog
Although cosigners can be beneficial, you should know how to remove them from a student loan. Learn how to remove… 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